Critical Care and Shock

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

Abstract

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.