Title: Thyrotoxicosis in Pregnancy
Authors: Shruthi Vitalarao Kulkarni, Edwin Gomes
Thyrotoxicosis in pregnancy is rare. It isimportant to consider during pregnancy because uncontrolled thyrotoxicosis has increased risk to mother and foetus. Most common cause of Maternal thyrotoxicosis during pregnancy is Graves’ disease. Other causes include gestational thyrotoxicosis, Multinodular goitre, Toxic adenoma and others.Early diagnosis and treatment should be given in order to prevent complications and ensure safe delivery and healthy baby.
Keywords: Thyrotoxicosis, Graves’ disease, Goitre, Gestational thyrotoxicosis, Preterm labour