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ea0032p1043 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2013

Simultaneous occurrence of hyperthyroid and hyperglycemic emergency in a middle aged woman

Armeni Eleni , Karlis George

Introduction: Thyroid storm is a rare condition, reflecting an extreme physiological state within the spectrum of thyrotoxicosis. The disorder consists of the clinical manifestations of thyrotoxicosis in association with altered mental status. On the other hand, excess circulating thyroid hormones are associated with glycemic disorders, like hyperglycemia and insulinopenia. Moreover, diabetic ketoacidosis has been associated with thyroid storm in few cases. We report the case ...