Thyroid emergencies.

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Thyroid emergencies.

Med Clin North Am. 2012 Mar;96(2):385-403

Authors: Klubo-Gwiezdzinska J, Wartofsky L

This review presents current knowledge about the thyroid emergencies known as myxedema coma and thyrotoxic storm. Understanding the pathogenesis of these conditions, appropriate recognition of the clinical signs and symptoms, and their prompt and accurate diagnosis and treatment are crucial in optimizing survival.

PMID: 22443982 [PubMed - in process]

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