What is the most serious complication of hyperthyroidism?
Thyroid crisis, also known as hyperthyroidism crisis, is the most serious acute complication of hyperthyroidism!
Under certain stress factors, hyperthyroidism will suddenly deteriorate, and all hyperthyroidism symptoms will worsen sharply, even causing confusion of consciousness, trance, coma, etc., endangering life safety.
Most of them occur in patients with severe hyperthyroidism and are not treated or undertreated.
When hyperthyroidism crisis occurs, if it is not rescued in time, the mortality rate can reach 50%, and even if it is treated in time, there is still a mortality rate of 5% ~ 15%.
Does hyperthyroidism crisis show what?
- High fever; To be soaked with sweat; Tachycardia, heartbeat more than 140 times in one minute; Anxiety and anxiety; Consciousness confusion, trance; Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea; Heart failure; Coma; Shock.
Is there a precursor to hyperthyroidism crisis in what?
Before hyperthyroidism crisis occurs, there may be some premonitory symptoms, which can be manifested as:
- The original hyperthyroidism symptoms suddenly aggravated fever, body temperature 38 ~ 39 ℃ palpitation, heartbeat obviously accelerated dysphoria, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, fatigue and hyperhidrosis.
What if you suspect hyperthyroidism crisis?
If there is a suspected hyperthyroidism crisis, seek medical treatment immediately, inform the doctor of the medical history of hyperthyroidism, and the doctor will give corresponding treatment according to the specific situation.
Possible treatments include:
- Remove the causes of the disease; Infusion to ensure sufficient heat supply and liquid replenishment; To cool down; Treatment of heart failure; Actively treat hyperthyroidism; Dialysis treatment may be required in severe cases.
How to avoid hyperthyroidism crisis?
Actively treat thyroid diseases and seek medical treatment in time when there are signs of suspected hyperthyroidism crisis.
In addition, the following situations should be paid attention to:
If there is infection, it should be actively treated.
Avoid intense mental stimulation;
Before surgery, inform doctors of hyperthyroidism to avoid hyperthyroidism crisis induced by surgery.
Before isotope therapy is selected, antithyroid drugs should be given as appropriate.