Hyperthyroidism and acute bronchial asthma.Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1984; 288 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.288.6413.314 (Published 28 January 1984) Cite this as: Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1984;288:314
- W J Fitzpatrick,
- P S Foreman,
- E J Porter,
- 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.