Thyroid Storm (cont.)
Thyroid Storm Follow-up
Following the start of treatment, careful monitoring is necessary, usually in the intensive care unit.
Following recovery from thyroid storm, options for definitive treatment include radioactive iodine or antithyroid medications. Surgery to remove the thyroid gland is rarely needed.
Follow-up with the doctor after discharge is important to monitor the thyroid condition and formulate a plan for curative treatment.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/10/2014
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