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Thyroid Crisis (Thyrotoxic Crisis) Summary

Description: A dangerous life-threatening hypermetabolic condition characterized by high FEVER and dysfunction of the cardiovascular, the nervous, and the gastrointestinal systems.

Also Known As: Thyrotoxic Crisis; Crisis, Thyrotoxic; Crisis, Thyroid; Storm, Thyroid; Storm, Thyrotoxic Show All >>

Networked: 262 relevant articles (9 outcomes, 6 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Thyroid Crisis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Propranolol (Inderal) : 2 outcomes in 20 results : FDA 158 Generic
  2. Propylthiouracil : 1 outcome in 8 results : FDA 15
  3. Potassium Iodide (Pima) : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 5
  4. Metoprolol (Lopressor) : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 37 Generic
  5. Dexamethasone (Maxidex) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 77 Generic
  6. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 80 Generic
  7. Hormones : 1 study in 23 results : IBA
  8. Thyroid Hormones : 1 study in 10 results : IBA
  9. Iopanoic Acid (Telepaque) : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 1
  10. Nucleic Acids : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Thyroid Crisis

  1. Multiple Organ Failure (MODS)
  2. Thyrotoxicosis
  3. Cerebral Infarction
  4. Hypoparathyroidism
  5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
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Key Therapies for Thyroid Crisis

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  1. Plasma Exchange : 2 outcomes 1 study in 8 results
  2. Plasmapheresis : 2 outcomes in 13 results
  3. Thyroidectomy : 1 outcome 1 study in 21 results
  4. Perioperative Period : 1 outcome in 4 results
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 4 results
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