myxoedema

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

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The underlying pathophysiology has been stated as multifactorial and various mechanisms including diminished myelin synthesis, low body temperature, cerebral metabolism impairment, involvement of cochlear motor proteins, and myxoedematous infiltration have been suggested to play roles.
Concurrent iodine and selenium deficiency in children can destroy the thyroid gland, leading to the condition myxoedematous cretinism.
In contrast, myxoedematous cretinism is less common and characterised by dwarfism and mental deficits.
Samson JF et al (2) noticed that myxoedematous changes were present in 25.00 percent of the patients.
Advanced pregnancy in a severely myxoedematous patient: A case report and review of the literature.