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Paradoxical euthyroid hormone profile in a case of Graves' disease with cardiac failure

By Ganesh Jevalikar, Priyanka Gupta, Vijayalakshmi Bhatia, Aditya Kapoor and Sanjay Gambhir

Abstract

Cardiac failure is an uncommon complication of juvenile hyperthyroidism. We describe an adolescent boy with Graves' disease who developed manifestations of heart failure while on antithyroid medications. There was no evidence of any underlying cardiac disease. He had paradoxical euthyroid hormone profile which rose to hyperthyroid range when the manifestations of the cardiac failure subsided. The case highlights several unusual features of Graves' disease

Topics: Case Report
Publisher: BioMed Central
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