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Jodbasedow and thyrotoxic periodic paralysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7259385     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 37-year-old white man with a multinodular goiter had thyrotoxicosis develop after iodine administration (Jodbasedow). His hyperthyroid state was accompanied by thyrotoxic periodic paralysis, a complication of hyperthyroidism that is usually seen in Orientals. The patient manifested typical features of each disorder. As classically described, these two thyroid-related disorders should rarely coexist because of epidemiologic considerations; however, the population at risk may be greater than has generally been appreciated.
K P Ober; J F Hennessy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of internal medicine     Volume:  141     ISSN:  0003-9926     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  1981 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-09-22     Completed Date:  1981-09-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372440     Medline TA:  Arch Intern Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1225-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Goiter, Nodular / drug therapy
Hyperthyroidism / chemically induced*,  complications
Hypokalemia / etiology
Iodides / adverse effects*
Paralysis / etiology
Sodium Iodide / adverse effects*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Iodides; 7681-82-5/Sodium Iodide

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