A 37-year-old woman with altered mental status and urinary frequency

Deepa Ravikumar, Michelle Lin

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We present a case report of a patient who initially presented with altered mental status and significant urinary frequency. Over the course of her emergency department stay, she then developed tachycardia out of proportion to a new fever along with a respiratory alkalosis. Although each objective finding has a broad differential diagnosis, thyroid storm was the only unifying diagnosis when all findings were present.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)177-179
Number of pages3
JournalWestern Journal of Emergency Medicine
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

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Thyroid Crisis
Respiratory Alkalosis
Tachycardia
Hospital Emergency Service
Differential Diagnosis
Fever

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A 37-year-old woman with altered mental status and urinary frequency. / Ravikumar, Deepa; Lin, Michelle.

In: Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2013, p. 177-179.

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Ravikumar, Deepa ; Lin, Michelle. / A 37-year-old woman with altered mental status and urinary frequency. In: Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2013 ; Vol. 14, No. 2. pp. 177-179.
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