Thyroid storm is a bit of a zebra. It can mimic a variety of common conditions (e.g. sepsis, delirium, heart failure). Unfortunately, if you're not looking for it, you probably won't find it. Once identified, an organized multimodal treatment regimen will generally get the job done. But be careful – these patients may have varying physiology, so blindly following the same rubric for every single patient isn't the answer.
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