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"Myxedema"




  1. photo Do you suffer from hypothyroidism? How to tell if your thyroid is slowDo you suffer from hypothyroidism? How to tell if your thyroid is slowNews
    , in severe cases one can actually lose their appetite and consequently lose weight. This is just a step before myxedema, when one loses brain function as a result of severe, longstanding low level of thyroidRead more
  2. photo Hypothyroid Alternative TreatmentsHypothyroid Alternative TreatmentsTreatment
    of functioning slows, causing mental and physical sluggishness. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe, with the most severe form called myxedema, which is a medical emergency. The secretion of T3 and T4Read more

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Myxedema

Disease

Myxedema is a term used synonymously with severe hypothyroidism. It is also used to describe a dermatological change that can occur in hypothyroidism, and some forms of hyperthyroidism. This article discusses the dermatological changes.In this context, myxedema refers to deposition of mucopolysaccharides in the dermis, which results in swelling of the affected area. One manifestation of...More