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Reversible Dilated Cardiomyopathy Associated with Thyrotoxicosis

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with hyperthyroidism for evidence of thyrotoxic cardiomyopathy.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Endocrinology

Objective:

risk factors, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

I43.0

Description:

Thyrotoxicosis may be associated with high output heart failure. A patient with thyrotoxicosis may develop dilated cardiomyopathy that is potentially reversible if managed properly and fatal if it is not.

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