amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis

amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis

Cardiology Thyroid disease caused by amiodarone, an iodine-rich antiarrhythmic, which occurs in up to ±10% of amiodarone recipients living in areas of moderate iodine deficiency. See Thyrotoxicosis.
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Amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis presenting as hypokalemic periodic paralysis.
The effects of plasmapharesis on thyroid hormone and plasma drug concentrations in amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis.
Lithium treatment in amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis.
A stepwise approach to the treatment of amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis.
4]) in a patient with progressive type II amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT) who was undergoing thyroidectomy.
Thyroidologists have become so destructive that some of them recommend radioiodine ablation of the thyroid to allow the reintroduction of the toxic, organic iodine-containing drug, amiodarone in patients with a prior history of amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis.
To make matters worse with amiodarone, thyroidologists have become so destructive that some of them recommend radioiodine ablation of the thyroid to allow the reintroduction of amiodarone treatment in patients with a prior history of amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis.