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Causes of Thyroid storm

List of causes of Thyroid storm

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Thyroid storm) that could possibly cause Thyroid storm includes:

  • Thyroid storm is precipitated by the following factors in individuals with thyrotoxicosis:
  • Sepsis
  • Surgery
  • Anesthesia induction
  • Radioactive iodine therapy
  • Drugs
  • Excessive thyroid hormone ingestion
  • Withdrawal of or noncompliance with antithyroid medications
  • Direct trauma to the thyroid gland
  • Toxemia of pregnancy and labor
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Thyroid storm: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Thyroid storm: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Thyroid storm:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Thyroid storm may be found in:


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