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Thyroid Emergencies part 1: Thyroid Storm


Abstract Thyroid storm is associated with multisystem decompensation and high mortality if untreated. Early clinical recognition and aggressive treatment in a high dependency setting are crucial to a successful outcome. A combination of high-dose antithyroid medication, β-blockade, iodine, steroids and careful haemodynamic management are the essential therapeutic elements, with the…

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