ea0025p342 | Thyroid | SFEBES2011
, Woodward Stella
, Wayte Avril
, Wenham Sarah
, Wilton Antony
A 48-year-old female received radioiodine ablation therapy for thyrotoxicosis secondary to a solitary toxic nodule. The subsequent unexpected requirement for replacement thyroxine was explained by Hashimotos thyroiditis with an anti-thyroid peroxidase antibody level of 692.3 IU/ml. Thirty months later she presented with debilitating left facial pain and painful sensory symptoms of her left arm and leg. She was euthyroid taking thyroxine 75 μg daily with a fT4</...