Hyperthyroid crisis with cholestasis in a 12-year-old girl: a case report

  • Celine Celine FK Unika Atma Jaya
  • Ni Made Dwiyathi Utami Karitas Hospital Southwest Sumba, Southwest Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara
Keywords: : hyperthyroid crisis; cholestasis; children; case report


Hyperthyroidism is considered to be an emergency in children. Death can occur in 10-20% of cases. This condition is found more often in adolescents and girls. Cholestasis may be caused by the hyperthyroidism or side effects of anti-thyroid drugs. Increased hepatic blood flow without adequate oxygen supply as a result of a hypermetabolic state affects the transport of bilirubin, leading to cholestasis.


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How to Cite
Celine C, Utami NM. Hyperthyroid crisis with cholestasis in a 12-year-old girl: a case report. PI [Internet]. 10Apr.2023 [cited 5Jun.2023];63(2):129-3. Available from: https://paediatricaindonesiana.org/index.php/paediatrica-indonesiana/article/view/2633
Case Report
Received 2021-03-23
Accepted 2023-04-10
Published 2023-04-10