Myxedema or myxoedema is a term used synonymously with severe
hypothyroidism. It is also used to describe a dermatological change that can
occur in ...
Dec 15, 2015 ... Myxedema is a term generally used to denote severe hypothyroidism. Myxedema
is also used to describe the dermatologic changes that occur ...
Dec 11, 2015 ... The term myxedema refers to the thickened, nonpitting edematous changes to
the soft tissues of patients in a markedly hypothyroid state.
Apr 22, 2016 ... In a rare but potentially fatal condition, the thyroid gland can be underactive and
cause myxedema coma. Learn about the symptoms and ...
May 9, 2016 ... If the thyroid gland becomes underactive and produces fewer amounts of its
hormones, a person can fall into a Myxedema Coma.
A look at myxedema including signs, symptoms, diagnosis, laboratory evaluation,
Feb 19, 2015 ... Images in Clinical Medicine from The New England Journal of Medicine —
Feb 19, 2015 ... Learn about myxedema coma, a life-threatening complication of hypothyroidism.
Symptoms include fatigue, mental impairment, cold ...
a condition resulting from advanced hypothyroidism, or deficiency of thyroxine; it
is the adult form of the disease whose congenital form is known as cretinism.
Dec 1, 2000 ... Myxedema coma, the extreme manifestation of hypothyroidism, is an uncommon
but potentially lethal condition. Patients with hypothyroidism ...