Thyroid Research and Practice

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2008  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 16--17

Lithium induced thyrotoxicosis


V Pandit, S Seshadri, V Rohit 
 Department of Medicine, Kasthurba Medical College, Manipal - 576104, Karnataka, India

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V Pandit
Department of Medicine, Kasthurba Medical College, Manipal - 576104, Karnataka
India

Thyroid dysfunction is known with lithium intake. Commonly encountered problems with lithium are goitre, hypothyroidism and thyroiditis. Literature regarding association with thyrotoxicosis is conflicting. It has been used in the treatment of thyrotoxicosis and also known to rarely produce thyrotoxicosis. We report a case of lithium induced thyrotoxicosis which subsided following discontinuation of treatment


How to cite this article:
Pandit V, Seshadri S, Rohit V. Lithium induced thyrotoxicosis.Thyroid Res Pract 2008;5:16-17


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Pandit V, Seshadri S, Rohit V. Lithium induced thyrotoxicosis. Thyroid Res Pract [serial online] 2008 [cited 2020 Nov 30 ];5:16-17
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