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246 Possible Causes for Thyroid Crisis

  • Birth

    BACKGROUND: The comparative safety of different birth settings is widely debated. Comparing research across high-income countries is complex, given differences in maternity service provision, data discrepancies, and varying research techniques and quality. Studies of births planned at home or in birth centres have[…][]

  • Heart Failure

    Thyroid disorders are treatable entities and most cardiovascular changes are reversible.[] Case 2: 83-year-old-man with a severe primary hypothyroidism/myxoedema crisis presented to emergency department with extreme bradyarrhythmia with hemodynamic impact and heart[]

  • Stroke

    A stroke occurs if the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a portion of the brain is blocked. Without oxygen, brain cells start to die after a few minutes. Sudden bleeding in the brain also can cause a stroke if it damages brain cells. If brain cells die or are damaged because of a stroke, symptoms occur in the parts of[…][]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    While you're being treated, watch out for an emergency condition called thyroid crisis, or thyroid storm, which can set in if you've been under a lot of stress or have an[] If your hyperthyroidism is not treated, these complications may happen: Thyroid crisis, when symptoms get worse because of stress or illness Heart problems, such as an abnormal[] Thyroid crisis (storm) is a sudden worsening of hyperthyroidism symptoms that may occur with infection or stress.[]

  • Supraventricular Tachycardia

    We report a case of a factitious disorder presenting with recurrent episodes of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). A 26-year-old woman presented with recurrent episodes of SVT. Medical history included SVT, asthma, anxiety, depression, type 2 diabetes, and migraine headaches. The patient had frequent emergency[…][]

  • Graves Disease

    Symptoms of this thyroid crisis include fever, vomiting, elevated heart rate, confusion and profuse sweating and requires immediate emergency attention.[] crisis (thyrotoxic storm), a severe worsening of overactive thyroid gland symptoms Increased risk for osteoporosis, if hyperthyroidism is present for a long time Complications[] Thyroid storm (also known as thyroid or thyrotoxic crisis) is part of the spectrum of thyrotoxicosis and represents the extreme end of that spectrum.[]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    While trials of systemic thrombolysis for submassive and massive pulmonary embolism (PE) report intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) rates of 2%-3%, the risk of ICH in patients with recent brain surgery or intracranial neoplasm is unknown since these patients were excluded from these trials. We report a case of massive[…][]

  • Dehydration

    Netherthon syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by ichthyosis, the characteristic hair abnormality trichorrhexis invaginata and atopic manifestations. We report a female child with the severe hypernatremic dehydration form of the Netherton syndrome born as the first child of[…][]

  • Addison's Disease

    TREATMENT CAVEATS Thyroid hormone therapy in persons with undiagnosed Addison disease may precipitate an adrenal crisis because the thyroid hormone increases the hepatic clearance[] If there is co-existent thyroid deficiency then thyroid hormones should not be replaced before glucocorticoids, as a crisis may be precipitated.[] People with Addison's disease must be constantly aware of the risk of a sudden worsening of symptoms, called an adrenal crisis.[]

  • Psychosis

    J Med Case Rep. 2017 Sep 22;11(1):267. doi: 10.1186/s13256-017-1420-2. Malik A 1, 2, 3 , Amer AB 1, 2, 3 , Salama M 1, 2, 3 , Haddad B 1, 2, 3 , Alrifai MT 1, 2, 3 , Balwi MA 1, 2, 3 , Davies W 4, 5, 6, 7 , Eyaid W 8, 9, 10, 11 . Author information 1 King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 2[…][]

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