Hyperthyroidism in the Emergency Department

Courtney Finlayson*, Donald Zimmerman

*Corresponding author for this work

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Hyperthyroidism may present to physicians in the emergency department in a variety of ways. Using a case-based approach, this article provides a review of 3 such presentations, Graves disease, thyroid storm, and the accidental ingestion of thyroid hormone. Each case will offer a review of the evaluation and management of children with disorders of hyperthyroidism and specific recommendations pertaining to each case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)279-284
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009


  • Graves disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • thyroid hormone ingestion
  • thyroid storm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine


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