Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2013  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 519--520

Reversible cerebellar ataxia with thyrotoxicosis: An autoimmune brain disease in remission due to Graves«SQ» disease


S Rama Prakasha, G Suresh, PS Prakash, Ivor Peter D'sa 
 Department of Medicine, K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
S Rama Prakasha
Department of General Medicine, K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte, Mangalore, Karnataka - 575 018
India

We hereby report a patient with seizure disorder who was on long term carbamazepine, admitted with features of thyrotoxicosis and cerebellar dysfunction. Anticonvulsant medications are cerebellar toxins; but in this case, reversal of cerebellar dysfunction was noted upon treatment of thyrotoxicosis with antithyroid drugs.


How to cite this article:
Prakasha S R, Suresh G, Prakash P S, D'sa IP. Reversible cerebellar ataxia with thyrotoxicosis: An autoimmune brain disease in remission due to Graves' disease.Indian J Endocr Metab 2013;17:519-520


How to cite this URL:
Prakasha S R, Suresh G, Prakash P S, D'sa IP. Reversible cerebellar ataxia with thyrotoxicosis: An autoimmune brain disease in remission due to Graves' disease. Indian J Endocr Metab [serial online] 2013 [cited 2020 Sep 28 ];17:519-520
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