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Pretibial Myxedema

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
  • more symptoms...»

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