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Letter to the Editor

Association of Psychosis and Hyperthyroid Goiter: A Case Report

Jaspreet Singh, MD, and Nitin Gupta, MD

Published: April 16, 2007

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Sir: Psychiatric symptoms have been reported, not infrequently, with disorders of the thyroid gland,1 most commonly with hypothyroidism. Additionally, psychosis is quite a rare occurrence, 2,3 with hyperthyroxinemia being considered a potential cause.4 We present a case of a young man with preceding symptoms of hyperthyroidism and an acute psychotic state.

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