Exogenous thyroid hormone abuse
Exogenous hyperthyroidism can lead to bone loss and cardiac dysfunction, including arrhythmia, heart failure, and myocardial infarction. It typically presents with signs and symptoms of thyrotoxicosis, including weight loss, palpitations, anxiety, increased frequency of bowel movements, and shortness of breath.
E05.40 – Thyrotoxicosis factitia without thyrotoxic crisis or storm
4997005 – Thyrotoxicosis factitia
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