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Patients experiencing thyrotoxic crisis require immediate treatment.
Dental treatment should be delayed if signs or symptoms of a thyrotoxic crisis develop and emergency medical services should be on hand.
Complications include the rare thyrotoxic crisis ("thyroid storm," a serious condition characterized by mental deterioration, high fever, extreme agitation and at times heart failure and jaundice).