Acute generalized weakness due to thyrotoxic periodic paralysis
- Normokalemic Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis with Preserved Reflexes- A Unique Case Report. CHAKRABARTI, SUBRATA // Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research;Feb2015, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p5
Although serum potassium levels are usually subnormal in Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis (TPP), but in exceptionally rare circumstances, it may be normal leading to the entity called normokalemic TPP. The diagnosis of normokalemic TPP is more often overlooked and/or delayed due to lack of...
- Swallow Syncope Associated with Complete Atrioventricular Block in an Adolescent. Tuzcu, V.; Halakatti, R. // Pediatric Cardiology;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p409
We describe a 16-year-old female with a history of swallowing-induced syncope. The physical examination, ECG, echocardiography, barium swallow test, and thyroid function tests were within normal limits. The ambulatory ECG revealed intermittent complete atrioventricular block only associated with...
- Amiodarone Monitoring Practices in Pediatric Hospitals in the United States. Moffett, Brady S.; Valdes, Santiago O.; Kim, Jeffrey J. // Pediatric Cardiology;Dec2013, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p1762
Laboratory monitoring of amiodarone therapy is recommended due to the high incidence of adverse events associated with the drug. The use of appropriate monitoring is unknown at pediatric hospitals. The Pediatric Health Information System database was queried during a 5-year period for all...
- Pancytopenia in a surgical patient, a rare presentation of hyperthyroidism. Jha, Prabhat; Singh, Yogendra Prasad; Ghimire, Bikal; Jha, Binit Kumar // BMC Surgery;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p79
Background Pancytopenia is a rare complication of hyperthyroidism. Various mechanisms have been described such as immunological, bone marrow suppression. The possibility of hyperthyroidism should be considered in patients with unexplained pancytopenia. There are many case reports showing the...
- Taste sensitivity to PTC and thyroid function (FT4 and TSH) in high- and low-altitude Kirghiz... Facchini, Fiorenzo; Pettener, Davide // Human Biology;Feb97, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p97
Studies on the association between thyroid functions, PTC sensitivity, and age in highlanders and lowlanders. Relationship between PTC taste sensitivity thyroid function, and iodine deficiency; Influence of high-altitude environment; Analysis using linear regression on taste sensitivity and age;...
- Test system for thyroid function. // Modern Medicine;Feb96, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p38
Reports on the United States Food and Drug Administration's approval of an immunodiagnostic testing system for thyroid function. Features.
- In-office thyroid test. // Patient Care;4/15/1997, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p24
Announces the availability of an office test for thyroid-stimulating hormone to detect mild thyroid failure. Mechanics of the test; Diagnostic kit developer.
- Clinical Challenge. Hypertension and substance abuse mask an underlying condition. BIGELOW, APRIL; CHIN HWA DAHLEM; PARDEE, MICHELLE // Clinical Advisor;Sep2013, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p64
The article describes the case of a middle-aged man presented with palpitations, tachycardia, tremors, and extreme anxiety. The man's non-adherence to medication and follow-up drove the providers to question the causes of the mentioned symptoms. His case reveal the many challenges associated...
- When should we be conducting thyroid function tests in newborns and young infants? // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Education & Practice Edition;Feb2010, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p18
An abstract of the study "When should we be conducting thyroid function tests in newborns and young infants?," by Michael O. Ogundele and Mike Waterson, published in a 2009 issue of the "Archives of Disease in Childhood" is presented.