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The latter is referred to as thyrotoxic crisis, or thyroid storm, and is not considered an independent process but rather an extreme manifestation of hyperthyroidism.
We also found seven cases of thyrotoxic crisis in which coma was the initial manifestation and only six cases of apathetic thyrotoxicosis manifesting as thyroid storm.
Thyrotoxic crisis (thyroid storm) was diagnosed, and the patient was treated with propylthiouracil, Lugol's iodine, [beta]-blockers, steroids, and intravenous fluids.