myxedema


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hypothyroidism marked by dry skin and swellings around lips and nose as well as mental deterioration

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sup][3]reported patients with PTM who presented with erythema and thickening of the forehead or localized myxedema on the nasal dorsum.
Long-term deficiency can cause myxedema, which affects the skin, and skeletal deformities.
Myxedema and pericardial effusion with cardiac tamponade (a case report).
Graves' disease can present with hyperthyroidism, ophthalmopathy, pretibial myxedema, acropathy, and their various combinations.
Myxedema, acromegaly and amyloidosis increase nerve compression, causing volume narrowing in the canal region through the accumulation of the disease specific material in the tunnel or in the passage.
The present case was diagnosed as congenital goitre with alopecia and myxedema on the basis of gross appearance.
Systemic disorders associated with secondary CVG include acromegaly myxedema or amyloidosis.
Moreover, severe hypothyroidism and myxedema may be connected with normal or even low weight and overt hypothyroidism does not appear to be more common in obese subjects than in the general population [16].
Aseptic effusion into the retropharyngeal space is rare; reported etiologies include internal jugular vein thrombosis, neoplasia, radiation therapy, trauma, acute calcific tendinitis, hereditary angioedema, and myxedema of hypothyroidism.
William Osler described the syndrome in 1898 but he wrongfully attributed it to myxedema.
The anti thyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO) autoantibody assay is most sensitive for detecting Hashimoto's thyroditis and idiopathic myxedema (sensitivity = 93%) where antibody levels are typically greater than 1000 IU / ml.
1 Hypothyroidism is associated goiter, ataxia, weight gain, slow reflexes, bradycardia, myxedema, dry scaly skin, fatigue, lethargy, weakness, brittle nails, cold intolerance, hair loss, constipation, decreased sweating, paraesthesias and hoarseness.
Hypothyroidism after age 6 years and before puberty can manifest itself as a juvenile myxedema.