Research Article

Hyperthyroidism and acute bronchial asthma.

Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1984; 288 doi: (Published 28 January 1984) Cite this as: Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1984;288:314
  1. W J Fitzpatrick,
  2. P S Foreman,
  3. E J Porter,
  4. A G Beckett


    Asthma may be very mild, at times hard to diagnose; beta blockade should be used only with great caution. An asthmatic who becomes thyrotoxic should be closely monitored for deterioration of the asthma.