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16 out of 18
 

False about Factitious thyrotoxicosis? (LQ)



A Seen in nurses
B Feature of thyrotoxicosis

C RAIU is high
D All are true

Ans. C

RAIU is high

Factitious Thyrotoxicosis

1). Seen in nurses

2). She takes excess thyroxine to loose weight.

3). But she develops feature of thyrotoxicosis

4). RAIU is low.

Extra Edge:

Hyperthyroid in pregnancy: The drug choice is propylthiouracil because it does not cross placenta.

(Note: Carbimazole crosses placenta so more likely to cause fetal hypothyroid).

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