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ea0049ep1230 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

Keep calm and put on the emergency list: total thyroidectomy for refractory thyrotoxicosis

Al-Sharefi Ahmed , Ashraff Suhel , Elasaify Wael , Mukhtar Rasha

The standard management for Grave’s thyrotoxicosis includes the use anti-thyroid drugs, surgery and radioactive iodine treatment. In certain situations,alternative methods including bile acid sequestrants and therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) have proven effective especially when other treatment modalities fail. We describe a case where conventional and alternative non-invasive measures failed to restore an euthyroid state and resorted to emergency thyroidectomy. A 49 yea...