ea0016p148 | Clinical cases | ECE2008
, Camozzi Valentina
, Mantero Franco
, Luisetto Giovanni
We describe a case of severe hypocalcemia after methimazole treatment for Graves disease, which closely resembles classic hungry bone syndrome.A 41-year-old woman with a history of Graves disease presented to our Internal Medicine ward with tachyarrythmia. Laboratory data showed a severe hyperthyroidism, an ecocardigraphy demonstrated a dilated cardiomyopathy. The patient was given beta-blockers, low molecular weight heparin, and methimazole (30 mg/day)....