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Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2013 Nov;31(4):969-86. doi: 10.1016/j.emc.2013.07.010. Epub 2013 Aug 30.

Endocrine causes of dangerous fever.

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Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland, 110 South Paca Street, 6th Floor, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA. Electronic address: atenner@umem.org.

Abstract

This article provides an overview of the pathogenesis and signs and symptoms of dangerous endocrine causes of hyperthermia. Treatment strategies based on specific causes are discussed.

KEYWORDS:

Adrenal insufficiency; Endocrine; Fever; Hyperthermia; Hyperthyroidism; Pheochromocytoma; Thyroid storm; Thyroiditis

PMID:
24176474
DOI:
10.1016/j.emc.2013.07.010
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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