Paper Information

Journal:   MEDICAL JOURNAL OF MASHHAD UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES   SUMMER 2007 , Volume 50 , Number 96; Page(s) 241 To 244.
 
Paper: 

HYPERTHYROIDISM AND SYSTEMIC EMBOLISM IN THE ABSENCE OF CARDIAC DYSRHYTHMIA

 
 
Author(s):  MOUSAVI Z.*, LAYEGH POURAN
 
* IMAM REZA HOSPITAL, MASHHAD UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, MASHHAD, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Introduction: Hyperthyroid patients are at increased risk of systemic embolism due to cardiac dysrhythmia, especially atrial fibrillation. Most of these embolic events occur in central nervous system. Systemic emboli in the absence of cardiac dysrhythmia and in arteries of extremities are very uncommon. In review of literature only one case is reported.
Case report: It report a hyperthyroid patient with an embolism in left upper extremity in the absence of cardiac dysrhythmia.

 
Keyword(s): HYPERTHYROIDISM, EMBOLISM, ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
 
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