Trauma and thyroid-induced tachycardia

Virgil Davis, Tareg A. Bey, Samuel M. Keim

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Abstract

Excluding a source of hemorrhage after blunt trauma in a patient who presents with a sustained tachycardia can be challenging. This report is of two trauma patients presenting with undiagnosed thyrotoxicosis. Trauma-triggered thyrotoxicosis is rarely reported in the literature. The confusing presentation, the laboratory analysis, and the response to therapeutic intervention are reviewed. Copyright (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)203-207
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Emergency Medicine
Volume18
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2000

Keywords

  • Tachycardia
  • Thyrotoxicosis
  • Trauma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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