Case Report On Steroid-Responsive Encephalopathy in a Case of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis


  • Ms. Mayuri A. Dehane, Ms. Darshana Khobragade, Shingode, Roshan Umate


Thyroiditis caused by Hashimoto's common, Thyroid gland enlargement that is painless and diffuse that affects mostly women in their forties and fifties. While most patients are euthyroid, hypothyroidism may grow. In addition, several patients have thyroid antigen-specific cell-mediated immunity, which can be demonstrated using a variety of strategies 'The' annual the number of cases per 10,000 people prevalence of at least 2% among women. Thyroiditis causes the thyroid gland to become extinct capacity to keep iodine in a safe place, generate together with secrete circulating iodoproteins in the blood, and produce inefficient hormone. As a result, the thyroid gland is overstimulated, and the patient has a high rate of Iodine in the thyroid turnover. Clinical finding: enlargement of thyroid gland. Difficult in swallowing, breathing difficulty, unexplained weight gain. Constipation, slow heart rate, fatigue, swelling in extremities, dryness. Medical history: In 2010 she was suffering from same problems. Hashimoto thyroiditis cured for medical intervention in Nagpur medical college, after that treatment of Hashimoto thyroiditis she took the treatment in A.V.B. R. Hospital. for management of Hashimoto thyroiditis. Now she is admitted in peadiatrics ward for further management of Hashimoto thyroiditis. The diagnose and therapeutic intervention: After physical examination and investigation, this case was diagnosed Hashimoto thyroiditis. Thyroid hormone replacement therapy was used to treat the condition. This normally entails taking levothyroxine. (leoxyl check After six to eight weeks of treatment, the TSH level should be normal with dose12.5-25 mcg. Absorption of levothyroxin may be affected by some drugs, supplements, and diets take 4 hours. Triiodothyronine 5 to 10 mcg received in twice in day. Nursing perspective: Assessed an anterior or posterior location of the thyroid IV Fluid was provided. Check blood pressure and vital signs per hourly. Monitor the Pulse oximetry, ABG, and respiratory rate, and pattern are all factors to consider. Conclusion:  comprehensive systemic review of autoimmune disease, our best estimate of incidence rates for hypothyroidism in female and male treatment and management improves the outcomes of Hashimoto thyroiditis.



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Ms. Mayuri A. Dehane, Ms. Darshana Khobragade, Shingode, Roshan Umate. (2021). Case Report On Steroid-Responsive Encephalopathy in a Case of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Drugs and Cell Therapies in Hematology, 10(1), 287–294. Retrieved from