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ea0038p482 | Thyroid | SFEBES2015

Hyperthyroidism in an elderly patient intolerant to carbimazole

Kalidindi Sushuma , Bailey Stephanie , Mohammed Shakeel , Lubina-Solomon Alexandra

Introduction: We present a case which highlights the complexities of managing hyperthyroidism.Case report: An 81 year old man complained of irritability, insomnia, diarrhoea, shortness of breath and weight loss. Past medical history includes type II diabetes, atrial fibrillation (AF), hypertension, gallstone pancreatitis requiring cholecystectomy (2005). Clinically, he was in fast AF and right heart failure. On examination he had a tremor; normal sized t...