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A rare complication of post-thyroidectomy asphyxia developed in a patient with relapsed Grave's disease. Causes of the asphyxia were preoperative tracheal narrowing, previous thyroidectomy related diffuse oozing, and long-term use of Methimazole resulting in thrombocytopenia. The patient was successfully resuscitated by removal of neck stitches and endotracheal intubation. The incidence of bleeding after thyroid surgery is low (1.48%). Some risk factors including grave's disease, bilateraldoi:10.4172/2167-7948.1000220 fatcat:nhwyuiliy5e4dhescfut7aerx4