We present a case of thyrotoxicosis provoked by mechanical trauma to the neck in the setting of previously undiagnosed subclinical Graves’ disease.33-year-old female smoker with history of postpartum weight loss, tremors, and goiter one year prior presented with dyspnea, progressive neck pain and swelling 2 days after being strangled by her boyfriend.
Lanham, T. N., Sullivan, A., Lanham, E., & Gabriely, I. (2019). Strangulation Thyrotoxicosis. Thyroid, 29 (Supplement 1), A-111-A-111. https://doi.org/10.1089/thy.2019.29085.abstracts