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thyroid storm

noun

Medical Definition of THYROID STORM

:  a sudden life-threatening exacerbation of the symptoms (as high fever, tachycardia, weakness, or extreme restlessness) of hyperthyroidism that is brought on by various causes (as infection, surgery, or stress)

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May 27, 2015
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