Oxf Med Case Reports 2016 Nov 4;2016(11):omw082. Epub 2016 Nov 4.
Consultant Medical Oncologist, University Hospital Limerick , Limerick , Ireland.
Thyrotoxicosis is most commonly caused by Graves' disease, toxic multinodular goitre, a functioning thyroid adenoma, or thyroiditis. Extrinsic infiltrative conditions affecting the thyroid gland are typically destructive, and associated with thyroid hypofunction. We describe the case of a 61-year-old woman who presented to our hospital with symptoms of thyrotoxicosis, neck swelling and thyroid function tests consistent with hyperthyroidism. Read More