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Subtotal thyroidectomy, on the other hand, can be performed much sooner, but keep in mind that a recurrent thyroid crisis can occur if the thyrotoxic state is not well controlled.
This is the first reported case where a thyroid crisis presented with cardiac arrest (ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation).
The diagnosis of thyroid storm was not considered initially because apathy and/or coma as a manifestation of thyroid crisis is extremely rare.