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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

May 11, 2017 ... The term myxedema refers to the thickened, nonpitting edematous changes to the soft tissues of patients in a markedly hypothyroid state.

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.

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.aafp.org/afp/2000/1201/p2485.html

Dec 1, 2000 ... Myxedema coma, the extreme manifestation of hypothyroidism, is an uncommon but potentially lethal condition. Patients with hypothyroidism ...

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.

www.rxlist.com/myxedema_coma/article.htm

Aug 23, 2016 ... Myxedema coma is a loss of brain function as a result of severe, longstanding low level of thyroid hormone in the blood (hypothyroidism).