Critical Care and Shock

Hypothyroidism Induced Cardiac Tamponade in Intensive Care Unit—A Rare Presentation

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Hypothyroidism is common disease with multisystem involvement. Pericardial tamponade secondary to hypothyroidism is extremely rare. In current paper we describe a case of middle age Hispanic man presenting with pericardial tamponade due to severe hypothyroidism, and discuss the relevant literature.