Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 28, Issue 9, pp 1369–1369 | Cite as

Thyrotoxicosis related to iodine toxicity in a paediatric burn patient

  • P. Robertson
  • J. Fraser
  • J. Shield
  • P. Weir
Correspondence

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Robertson
    • 1
  • J. Fraser
    • 1
  • J. Shield
    • 2
  • P. Weir
    • 1
  1. 1.Paediatric Intensive Care UnitBristol Royal Hospital for ChildrenBristolUK
  2. 2.Department of Child HealthUniversity of BristolBristolUK

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