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A rare case of paralysis in an endemic area

Bulent Yardimci, Rumeyza Kazancioglu


Thyrotoxicosis mostly presents with tachycardia, tremor, weight loss and other hypermetabolism signs. However, there are other unusual signs of thyrotoxicosis such as paralysis. This unusual clinical presentation may postpone prompt diagnosis and treatment. In this case report, we present a 27-years-old woman, who presented with quadriparesis at the emergency department.

doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12669/pjms.312.7045

How to cite this:Yardimci B, Kazancioglu R. A rare case of paralysis in an endemic area. Pak J Med Sci 2015;31(2):480-482.   doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12669/pjms.312.7045

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