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Causes of Myxedema

Causes of Myxedema

Myxedema is most often caused by the autoimmune disorder, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, or some other type of inflammatory process. Other causes include pregnancy, radiation treatment and certain medications.

List of causes of Myxedema

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Myxedema) that could possibly cause Myxedema includes:

Myxedema Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Myxedema:

Myxedema: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Myxedema, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Myxedema:

Myxedema: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Myxedema: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Myxedema as a symptom:

Conditions listing Myxedema as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Myxedema. Our database lists the following as having Myxedema as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Myxedema:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Myxedema may be found in:


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