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The thyroid gland produces a hormone that controls how your cells use energy (metabolize). Hypothyroidism occurs when the body doesn't produce enough. Untreated, it can cause comlications like obesity and heart disease. More »
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myxedema

Myxedema or myxoedema is a term used synonymously with severe hypothyroidism. However, the term is also used to describe a dermatological change that ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/123577-overview

Mar 27, 2017 ... Myxedema is a term generally used to denote severe hypothyroidism. Myxedema is also used to describe the dermatologic changes that occur ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/768053-overview

The term myxedema refers to the thickened, nonpitting edematous changes to the soft tissues of patients in a markedly hypothyroid state. Myxedema coma, a ...

www.medicinenet.com/myxedema_coma/article.htm

Aug 23, 2016 ... Myxedema coma is a life-threatening complication of hypothyroidism. ... Some symptoms of myxedema coma include fatigue, lethargy, ...

www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/myxedema-coma

May 9, 2016 ... If the thyroid gland becomes underactive and produces fewer amounts of its hormones, a person can fall into a Myxedema Coma.

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/myxedema

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.

www.emedicinehealth.com/myxedema_coma/article_em.htm

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 ...

www.healthgrades.com/conditions/myxedema

Nov 5, 2016 ... Myxedema Information Including Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Causes, Videos, Forums, and local community support. Find answers to ...

www.mdedge.com/ecardiologynews/dsm/8380/critical-care/thyroid-disorders-myxedema-coma

Also known as: Myxedema coma Related conditions: Hypothyroid crisis, myxedema crisis 1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know.