Pretibial Myxedema: Introduction
A form of hypothyroidism characterized mostly by a mucous swelling and thickening of the skin in front of the tibia (shin or pretibial area) This condition can occur as a complication of Graves disease and is sometimes associated with autoimmune thyroiditis and stasis dermatitis. The condition mostly occurs in older people. ...more »
Symptoms of Pretibial Myxedema
- Firm pink/purplish nodules usually on shins but occasionally spreads to top of feet
- Face and arms; redness and thickening of large areas over shins
- Fingernail changes
- Protrusion of eyes
- Difficulty in closing eyelids
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