Excess Thyroid Hormones Can Be Rare Complication After Surgery

Excess Thyroid Hormones Can Be Rare Complication After Surgery

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Excess Thyroid Hormones Can Be Rare Complication After Surgery

Thyrotoxicosis, or abnormally high levels of thyroid hormones in the body, is a rare complication that can occur in people with Cushing’s disease who undergo tumor-removal surgery, a new report highlights. The study, “Management of thyrotoxicosis occurring after surgery for Cushing’s disease: a case series,” was published in the journal Gland Surgery. Cushing’s disease is caused by a tumor in the brain’s pituitary gland, which leads to abnormally high levels of the stress hormone cortisol…

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