ea0015p124 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2008
Rao Balakrishna Prasanna
, Bharaj Harnovdeep S
, Robinson Adam CJ
A 52 year old lady was admitted with collapse in May 2001 with h/o being nauseous, generally unwell, off her feet and food for several weeks. GP consultation five weeks before, for similar complaints, resulted in thyroid function tests confirming hypothyroidism. Thyroxine 25 mcg was commenced by the GP and uptitrated to 50 mcg. She however deteriorated despite this treatment becoming increasingly lethargic and sleepy. On admission she appeared tanned, BP was 93/50 she was dysa...