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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 44-46

Lithium-induced hyperthyroidism in a patient with bipolar type 1 affective disorder: A rare occurrence

Department of Psychiatry, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India

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Shreya Singh
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/am.am_46_20

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A 46-year-old female, previously diagnosed with bipolar affective disorder on lithium therapy, presented to us with manic symptoms. The blood investigations revealed elevated thyroxine and reduced thyroid-stimulating hormone with technetium thyroid scintigraphy indicating lithium-induced thyroiditis.

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