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An elderly man presenting w/ hypothermia, hypotension, hypoxemia, and AMS, found to have myxedema coma


  • Clinical features of myxedema coma

    Posted 07/14/16 02:24:29 PM by Matthew Cummings

  • Diagnostic pearls

    Posted 07/14/16 02:32:22 PM by Matthew Cummings

  • Supportive care for myxedema coma

    Posted 07/14/16 02:37:05 PM by Matthew Cummings

  • Thyroid replacement strategies --> controversial issue (limited prospective clinical data)

    Posted 07/14/16 02:46:19 PM by Matthew Cummings

  • For further reading...

    Myxedema coma: clinical review
    Thyroid replacement in myxedema coma

    Posted 07/14/16 06:16:47 PM by Matthew Cummings

  • 29 yo woman presenting with SOB and chest pain, found to have thyrotoxicosis


  • Post-partum thyroiditis

    Posted 09/20/16 11:15:42 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Physical exam findings in hyperthyroidism/thyrotoxicosis

    Posted 09/20/16 11:24:21 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Thyroid storm = severe, life-threatening symptoms in patients with thyrotoxicosis

    Posted 09/20/16 11:26:59 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Management of thyrotoxicosis

    Posted 09/20/16 11:34:14 AM by Anna Krigel

  • For further reading...

    Thyroid Storm: An Updated Review (Journal of Intensive Care Medicine)

    Posted 09/20/16 11:37:28 AM by Anna Krigel

  • 66 y/o F ESRD who p/w hypercalcemia and renal mass but found to have milk-alkali syndrome


  • Workup of Hypercalcemia

    Posted 03/29/17 10:03:10 PM by Ying Liu

  • Bisphosphonates and Renal Disease

    Posted 03/29/17 10:04:15 PM by Ying Liu

  • Hypercalcemia and Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC)

    Posted 03/29/17 10:04:51 PM by Ying Liu

  • Milk-Alkali Syndrome

    Posted 03/29/17 10:05:28 PM by Ying Liu

  • For further reading...

    Bisphosphonate Nephrotoxicity
    Paraneoplastic Syndromes and Urologic Malignancies

    Posted 03/29/17 10:11:41 PM by Ying Liu

  • 39yo F RN with hypoglycemic episodes, found to have insulinoma


    51yo M with pulmonary sarcoid p/w Bells Palsy, hypercalcemia, also Vit D intoxication from intake of Soladek


    65yo F pw a fib with RVR and hypotension found to be in thyroid storm


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