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Diseases » Thyroid storm » Hidden Causes

Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Thyroid storm

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for 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

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Thyroid storm, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Thyroid storm. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Thyroid storm. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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