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What are the risks if a woman who has an active toxic goiter undergoes a cesarean operation?

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Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Thyroid storm

Thyroid storm can be triggered by anesthetic agents.
It is a condition of high fever, hypertension, tachycardia (rapid pulse), and quickly becomes congestive heart failure and pulmonary edema. This is often fatal.

In brief: Thyroid storm

Thyroid storm can be triggered by anesthetic agents.
It is a condition of high fever, hypertension, tachycardia (rapid pulse), and quickly becomes congestive heart failure and pulmonary edema. This is often fatal.
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