Disease Information for Factitious thyrotoxicosis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Paroxysmal Shivering
Rigors/Shaking chills
Teeth Chattering
Uncontrollable Shaking
Palpitations/Skipped beats
Pulse pressure/wide
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Hyperhidrosis/Chronic sweating excess
Chronic Diarrhea in a Child
Weight loss in Elderly
Hypertonia
Warm/Extremities dry/warm to touch
Active reflexes
Exaggerated physiologic tremor (14Hz)
Hand tremors
Hyperreflexia/DTRs increased
Tremor
Tremor in Elderly
Tremor,fine
Rapid Breathing
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Agitation
Denial
Lying
Constitutional symptoms
Failure to Thrive/Adult
Fever
Fever and Normal Sed Rate
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Weight Loss
Eyelid Retraction
Mydriasis/wide pupils
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Angina worse
Presentation/Diabetic Sudden uncontrolled Hyperglycemia
Presentation/Graves Disease spontaneous Resolved
Presentation/Uptake RAI Low Toxic patient High T4
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Atrial fibrillation poor rate control
Patient/Neurotic/psychoneurosis
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
High T4, High T3, Low RAIU scan (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
LDL (Low density lipoprotein) (Lab)
Thyroglobulin (Lab)
TSH/Thyroid stimulating hormone (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Free T4 (Lab)
FTI/Free Thyroxin Index (Lab)
Thyroxin/T4 (Lab)
Tri-iodothyronine/T3 as Resin Uptake (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/RAI Uptake low/thyroid scan (I 123)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Hyperthyroidism (Graves disease)
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder PMDD
Premenstrual stress syndrome/PMS
Associated Disease & Complications
Atrial fibrillation
Hyperpyrexia
Hypertension
Hyperthermia
Hyperthyroid status
Thyroxin toxicity/effect
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Endocrine gland (category)
CLASS/Thyroid gland disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Excess heat production
Pathophysiology/Metabolic rate increased
Pathophysiology/Decrease TSH synthesis
Process
PROCESS/Endocrine/humoral disorders (category)
PROCESS/Foul play/abuse/social ills (ex).
PROCESS/Relational/psychiatric (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Increases Blood Pressure
Definition
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Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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