Molar gebeliğin tetiklediği tiroid krizinde anestezik yaklaşım [Anesthetic management in thyroid crisis triggered by molar pregnancy]
Harun Aydoğan 1 * , Şaban Yalçın, Ahmet Küçük, Hasan Hüsnü Yüce, Aysun Camuzcuoğlu, Mehmet Ali Eren
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1 Harran Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Anesteziyoloji ve Reanimasyon AD, Şanlıurfa, Turkey
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Clinical thyrotoxicosis is one of the rare complications of molar pregnancy. The cause of the symptoms associated with hyperthyroidism in mol hydatiform is the thyrotrophic effects of high levels of β-hCG. The hCG molecule consists of α and β subunits; the α subunit is identical to TSH and the β subunit has a similar structure to TSH. In this case report it was aimed to discuss the anesthetic management of a dilatation and curettage case in a patient with mol hydatiform and thyroid crisis.


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Article Type: Case Report

J Clin Exp Invest, 2012 - Volume 3 Issue 3, pp. 433-434

Publication date: 11 Sep 2012

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