hrp0089p3-p368 | Thyroid P3 | ESPE2018

Amiodarone Induced Hyperthyroidism in a Pediatric Patient

Marques Bernardo , Oliveira Sofia , Laranjo Sergio , Lopes Lurdes

Introduction: Thyroid dysfunction is the most common side effect of amiodarone therapy, ranging from subclinical changes to overt clinical thyrotoxicosis (AIT) and/or hypothyroidism (AIH). Two major types of AIT have been described: type I usually develops in multinodular goiter or in preexisting GravesÂ’ disease where an overload of iodine is responsible for the overproduction of thyroid hormones, and type II presents as a destructive thyroiditis, with release of pre-form...