Successful treatment of thyroid storm presenting as recurrent cardiac arrest and subsequent multiorgan failure by continuous renal replacement therapy.
Endocrinol Diabetes Metab Case Rep 2017 31;2017. Epub 2017 Mar 31.
Division of Nephrology, Kosin University College of Medicine, BusanRepublic of Korea.
Summary: Thyroid storm is a rare and potentially life-threatening medical emergency. We experienced a case of thyroid storm associated with sepsis caused by pneumonia, which had a catastrophic course including recurrent cardiac arrest and subsequent multiple organ failure (MOF). A 22-year-old female patient with a 10-year history of Graves' disease was transferred to our emergency department (ED). Read More