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Thyroid Storm (cont.)

Thyroid Storm Diagnosis

The following tests are usually performed to diagnose thyroid storm:

  • blood cell count,
  • electrolyte levels,
  • blood sugar level,
  • liver function, and
  • thyroid hormone levels.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/10/2014

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