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38 Possible Causes for Iodine-induced Hyperthyroidism, Pruritus

  • Graves Disease

    Conversely in some patients (iodine induced hyperthyroidism, drugs like amiodarone and propronolol which block the conversion of T 4 to T 3 ), only TT 4 or FT 4 is elevated[intechopen.com] A 39-year-old multigravida woman presented 3 weeks postpartum with worsening generalised pruritus without primary rash.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It neutralizes hyperthyroidism within 6 to 18 weeks.[ihealthblogger.com]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    It suggests that HSG also leads to excessive iodine absorption, which induces secondary hyperthyroidism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In conclusion, the diagnosis of hyperthyroidism may be delayed in patients in whom the primary manifestations were pruritus and jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cholestyramine is an effective additional treatment for hyperthyroidism and may be an effective treatment for refractory iodine-induced hyperthyroidism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thyrotoxicosis Factitia

    […] thyrotoxicosis Iodine induced hyperthyroidism Iodine-induced hyperthyroidism Iodine-induced thyrotoxicosis Jod Basedow iodine induced hyperthyroidism Thyrotoxicosis due to[icd9data.com] Side effects (skin rash with pruritus or urticaria) occur in up to 15% of patients.[ocw.tufts.edu] Amiodarone or other iodine-containing medications can induce iodine-associated hyperthyroidism or thyrotoxicosis.[statpearls.com]

  • Thyrotoxicosis

    Jod-Basedow syndrome (iodine-induced hyperthyroidism) is infrequently considered as a cause of thyrotoxicosis, even when typical risk factors are present.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This causes nonpitting edema, which is usually associated with erythema and thickening of the skin, without pain or pruritus (see the image below).[emedicine.medscape.com] […] obstructive jaundice (methimazole); vasculitis with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies, lupus-like syndrome. 2) Not requiring immediate discontinuation of thionamides: Pruritus[empendium.com]

  • T3 Thyrotoxicosis

    Iodine-induced hyperthyroidism Some of the causes that regress hyperthyroidism (or worsen thyroid control), despite controlling it during pregnancy include: Stimulation of[hyperthyroidismsymptomsx.com] […] moist and warm skin Fine, soft and thinned scalp hair Distorted and overgrown nails (thyroid acropachy) that may lift off the nail bed ( onycholysis ) Generalised itching ( pruritus[dermnetnz.org] Urticaria, pruritus. Brisk reflexes. Goitre. Proximal myopathy (muscle weakness wasting). Gynaecomastia. Lid lag (may be present in any cause of hyperthyroidism).[patient.info]

  • Apathetic Thyrotoxicosis with Thyrotoxic Crisis

    […] with radioactive iodine Subtotal thyroidectomy Self-limited causes of hyperthyroidism, such as subacute thyroiditis, iodine- induced hyperthyroidism, and exogenous administration[slideshare.net] Side effects (skin rash with pruritus or urticaria) occur in up to 15% of patients.[ocw.tufts.edu] Palmar erythema, onycholysis, and less commonly, pruritus, urticaria, and diffuse hyperpigmentation may be evident.[webedcafe.com]

  • Hypercholesterolemia

    Amiodarone contains 39.4% iodine on weight basis which may cause hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. 33 Research demonstrates that long-term amiodarone treatment induces a[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is a case of severe hypercholesterolemia and liver disease in a 3- year old male that presented with pruritus, pale stool, scleral ictus, and abdominal distention.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a male infant who had developed failure to thrive, jaundice, intermittent pruritus, and multiple diffuse symmetrical skin xanthomas at 1 year of age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Monitoring of prescription rates of thioamides can be a further tool to detect iodine-induced hyperthyroidism in the general population.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Occasionally, secondary pyoderma (which may produce pruritus) is observed.[web.archive.org] Occasionally, secondary pyoderma (which may produce pruritus) is seen.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Thyrotoxic Heart Disease

    It is contraindicated in iodine-induced hyperthyroidism and in patients in whom radioiodine treatment is planned (it causes a reduction of iodine uptake for 6 months).[empendium.com] Common side effects include nausea, rash and pruritus. It can also rarely cause bone marrow suppression ( 0.5%).[dermnetnz.org] Urticaria, pruritus. Brisk reflexes. Goitre. Proximal myopathy (muscle weakness wasting). Gynaecomastia. Lid lag (may be present in any cause of hyperthyroidism).[patient.info]

  • Toxic Nodular Goiter

    Articles with Related Interest: Iodine Induced Hyperthyroidism Making Smarter children with Maternal Iodine Supplements Graves Remission with Iodine Jeffrey Dach MD 7450 Griffin[jeffreydachmd.com] Adverse effects of thionamides • Abnormal taste, pruritus, arthralgia, urticaria. • Cutaneous symptoms managed with antihistamines given along with therapy. • Agranulocytosis[slideshare.net] Iodinated drugs, such as amiodarone, may also induce hyperthyroidism in patients with underlying nontoxic multinodular goiter.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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