myxedema

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Related to Myxoedema coma: hypothyroidism, thyroid storm
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hypothyroidism marked by dry skin and swellings around lips and nose as well as mental deterioration

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[2] Their dysfunction manifests in a wide spectrum of clinical diseases and biochemical abnormalities, from clinically intangible diseases to myxoedema coma. [3] Biochemical decrease in T3 (tri-iodothyronine) and T4 (tetra-iodothyronine) concentrations leads to hypersecretion of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) from the pituitary causing an increase in the serum TSH levels.
Status epilepticus caused by a myxoedema coma. Neth J Med 2006;64:202-5.