A case of thyroid storm precipitated by H1N1
Rajesh, aged 40 years, one of my employees with confirmed H1N1 flu developed persistent tachycardia, hypotension, restlessness and air hunger. He was managed conservatively in the ICU. Tachycardia was controlled with Ivabradine. But, tachycardia was persisting even after discharge.We investigated him further. Thyroid profile revealed TSH to be 0.004 suggestive of acute thyroid storm, which was quite possibly precipitated by H1N1 flu.
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