postpartum thyrotoxicosis

postpartum thyrotoxicosis

Endocrinology Thyroid gland hyperactivity temporally linked to delivery–eg, de novo or recurrent Graves' hyperthyroidism, characterized by high radioiodine uptake and painless thyroiditis with hyperthyroidism–with low radioiodine uptake; PT is mild, transient, and may result from unmasking of associated autoimmune phenomena Management If needed, propranolol
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