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What is Myxedema?

What is Myxedema?

  • Myxedema: Skin and tissue disorder usually due to hypothyroidism.
  • Myxedema: hypothyroidism marked by dry skin and swellings around lips and nose as well as mental deterioration.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Myxedema: Introduction

Types of Myxedema:

Broader types of Myxedema:

How serious is Myxedema?

Complications of Myxedema: see complications of Myxedema

What causes Myxedema?

Causes of Myxedema: see causes of Myxedema
Risk factors for Myxedema: see risk factors for Myxedema

What are the symptoms of Myxedema?

Symptoms of Myxedema: see symptoms of Myxedema

Complications of Myxedema: see complications of Myxedema

Can anyone else get Myxedema?

More information: see contagiousness of Myxedema
Inheritance: see inheritance of Myxedema

Myxedema: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Myxedema.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myxedema.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Myxedema: see treatments for Myxedema

Organs Affected by Myxedema:

Organs and body systems related to Myxedema include:

Name and Aliases of Myxedema

Main name of condition: Myxedema

Other names or spellings for Myxedema:

Source - WordNet 2.1

Myxedema: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Myxedema:


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