Thyroid Storms Reloaded

Management of thyroid storm entails searching for and treating that precipitating factor most commonly subtherapeutic antithyroid medication or infection. Empiric use of antibiotics is not recommended, along with pharmacologic therapy with the 3 Ps and 2 Ss; Propylthiouracil (PTU) or Methimazole to reduce thyroid hormone synthesis and also assist propranolol in decreasing peripheral conversion of […]

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