oa Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa - A thyroid-related endocrine emergency in pregnancy : case report
|Article Title||A thyroid-related endocrine emergency in pregnancy : case report|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 2009|
|Pages||99 - 101|
|Keyword(s)||Pregnancy' endocrine emergency and Thyroid storm|
A 28-year-old woman presented with a thyroid storm while pregnant. Thyroid storm in pregnancy is a rare, life threatening endocrinological emergency. The diagnosis and management can be challenging. Even with early aggressive therapy the maternal mortality is still high and adverse effects on the pregnancy and fetus are common.
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