Table 1

Features of thyroid storm due to a major surge in thyroid hormone production

CardiovascularNeurologicalHepaticGastrointestinalMetabolic
High feverAgitationHepatomegalyNauseaHyperglycaemia or hypoglycaemia
Profuse sweatingDelirium/confusionJaundiceVomitingLactic acidosis
Tachycardia/palpitationsComaDisordered liver functionDiarrhoeaHypercalcaemia
Exercise intoleranceStatus epilepticusAbdominal pain
Dyspnoea on exertion
Wide pulse pressure
Shock