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2022 Aug 12

Medicine (Baltimore)



Acute right ventricular failure evoked by trauma induced thyroid storm supported by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: A case report.


Park S J, Kim D J, Hong Y S, Lim S H, Park J
Medicine (Baltimore). 2022 Aug 12; 101(32):e29359.
PMID: 35960049.


Cardiac arrest due to thyroid storm is a very rare clinical feature with high mortality that presents as multiorgan dysfunction. The mortality rate under this condition is close to 30%, even with appropriate treatment. Most thyroid storms occur in patients with long-standing untreated hyperthyroidism.