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Thyroid storm

Thyroid storm: Introduction

Thyroid storm: an acute, life-threatening, hypermetabolic state induced by excessive release of thyroid hormones (THs) in individuals with thyrotoxicosis. See detailed information below for a list of 15 causes of Thyroid storm, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Thyroid storm: Symptom Checker

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Thyroid storm Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Thyroid storm may include:

  • Lugol iodine or potassium iodide
  • If needed, immediately provide supplemental oxygen, ventilatory support, and intravenous fluids
  • Control hyperthermia by applying ice packs and cooling blankets and by administering acetaminophen
  • Glucocorticoids to decrease peripheral conversion of T4 to T3
  • more treatments...»

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Thyroid storm: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Thyroid storm

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Thyroid storm: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Thyroid storm

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Thyroid storm: Related Rare Diseases

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Thyroid storm: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Thyroid storm

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How Common are these Causes of Thyroid storm?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Thyroid storm. Of the 15 causes of Thyroid storm that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 15 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Thyroid storm:

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Causes of Thyroid storm Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Thyroid storm based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Thyroid storm:

    Thyroid symptoms (172 causes), Endocrine symptoms (217 causes), Thyroid problems (154 causes)

    Symptoms related to Thyroid storm:

    Infections (1293 causes), Post- surgery, Propanolol, Iodine, Oxygen, Fever (2274 causes)

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