Prognosis of Thyroid storm
Prognosis of Thyroid storm: With adequate thyroid-suppressive therapy and sympathetic blockade, clinical improvement should occur within 24 hours. Adequate therapy should resolve the crisis within a week. Treatment for adults has reduced mortality to less than 20%. ...see also Overview of Thyroid storm
Onset of Thyroid storm: Thyroid storm affects a small percentage of patients with thyrotoxicosis. The incidence is presumed to be higher in females; however, no specific data regarding sex-specific incidence are available.
Complications of Thyroid storm may include:
- If untreated, thyroid storm is almost invariably fatal in adults and is likely to cause a similarly severe outcome in children
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See also complications of Thyroid storm.
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Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.
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