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Clinical Features of Thyroid Storm (Thyrotoxic Crisis, Accelerated Hyperthyroidism)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for the clinical findings of thyroid storm (thyrotoxic crisis).

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

E05.5

Description:

Thyroid storm is a hypermetabolic medical emergency that may be precipitated by an acute illness or injury.

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