Thyrotoxicosis abdominal pain

Thyrotoxicosis and abdominal pain: atypical presentation in a middle-aged man.

A Bhattacharyya, DJ Tymms

Hospital Medicine 1999;60:303

Thyrotoxicosis is a common endocrine disorder affecting predominantly young to middle –aged individuals. Young people are known to present with classic features of thyrotoxicosis in contrast to the elderly. We report a middle-aged man with thyrotoxicosis presenting to us with severe abdominal pain.