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

S. PUGH, K. 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. 1994 The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

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

Keywords

  • Anaesthesia; obstetric
  • Complications; postoperative
  • Thyroid; crisis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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