Thyroid storm as a cause of loss of consciousness following anaesthesia for emergency Caesarean section

S. Pugh, Kirk Lalwani, A. Awal

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Abstract

A previously undiagnosed thyrotoxic patient was anaesthetised for an emergency Caesarean section. The recovery period was complicated by an acute thyroid crisis resulting in loss of consciousness following an apparently normal recovery from general anaesthesia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-37
Number of pages3
JournalAnaesthesia
Volume49
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

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Thyroid Crisis
Unconsciousness
Cesarean Section
General Anesthesia
Emergencies
Anesthesia

Keywords

  • Anaesthesia obstetric
  • Complications postoperative
  • Thyroid crisis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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Thyroid storm as a cause of loss of consciousness following anaesthesia for emergency Caesarean section. / Pugh, S.; Lalwani, Kirk; Awal, A.

In: Anaesthesia, Vol. 49, No. 1, 1994, p. 35-37.

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