gestational transient thyrotoxicosis

gestational transient thyrotoxicosis

A brief increase in thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy resulting from stimulation of thyroid hormone receptors by human chorionic gonadotropin. It is often associated with hyperemesis gravidarum.
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* Gestational transient thyrotoxicosis and / or hyperemesis gravidarum should be treated with supportive measures, including fluids.
The effects of hyperthyroidism in pregnancy vary in severity, ranging from the fairly innocuous, transient, and self-limited state called gestational transient thyrotoxicosis to the life-threatening emergency of thyroid storm.
Nausea and vomiting can be significant for women with gestational transient thyrotoxicosis but may be absent or mild in women with Graves' disease.