Font Size

Thyroid Storm (cont.)

Author and Editor

Author: Robert Ferry Jr., MD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCE: Thyroid Storm

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Mohammad Alshanti, MD, MBBS, Chairman, Consultant, Department of Emergency Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center. Coauthor(s): Mohsen S Eledrisi, MD, FACP, FACE, Consultant and Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, King Abdulaziz National Guard Medical Center, Saudi Arabia. Editors: Arthur B Chausmer, MD, PhD, FACP, FACE, FACN, CNS, Affiliate Research Professor, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program, School of Computational Sciences; Principal, C/A Informatics, LLC; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor,, Inc; George T Griffing, MD, Director, Division of General Internal Medicine, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, St Louis University.

Last Editorial Review: 11/28/2011

Must Read Articles Related to Thyroid Storm

Thyroid Problems
Thyroid Problems Diseases of the thyroid gland can lead to hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroid nodules, thyroid goiters, or thyroid cancer. Causes of hypothyroidism include...learn more >>

Patient Comments & Reviews

The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Thyroid Storm:

Thyroid Storm - Symptoms

What were the symptoms of your thyroid storm?

Read What Your Physician is Reading on Medscape

Thyroid Storm »

Thyroid storm, also referred to as thyrotoxic crisis, is an acute, life-threatening, hypermetabolic state induced by excessive release of thyroid hormones (THs) in individuals with thyrotoxicosis.

Read More on Medscape Reference »

Medical Dictionary