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Thyrotoxicosis without hyperthyroidism is seen in (LQ)



A Grave’s disease
B Toxic multinodular goiter

C Toxic adenoma
D Thyrotoxicosis factitia

Ans. D

Thyrotoxicosis factitia

Table - Causes of Thyrotoxicosis (Ref, Hari 18th ed., table 341.6, Pg-2922)

1). Primary hyperthyroidism

a. Graves' disease

b. Toxic multinodular goiter

c. Toxic adenoma

d. Functioning thyroid carcinoma metastases

e. Struma ovarii

f. Drugs: iodine excess (Jod-Basedow phenomenon)

2). Thyrotoxicosis without hyperthyroidism

a. Subacute thyroiditis

b. Silent thyroiditis

3). Other causes of thyroid destruction: amiodarone, radiation

4). Ingestion of excess thyroid hormone (thyrotoxicosis factitia)

5). Secondary hyperthyroidism

a. TSH-secreting pituitary adenoma

b. Chorionic gonadotropin-secreting tumors

6). Gestational thyrotoxicosis

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