What is the disease progression of amiodarone-associated thyroid dysfunction?

Updated: Aug 28, 2020
  • Author: Mini Gopalan, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Although amiodarone-associated thyroid dysfunction is usually a mild clinical condition, it can be severe, life threatening, and even lethal. Fatal cases of thyroid storm and myxedema coma have been reported despite various aggressive therapies.


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