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Causes of Myxedema coma

List of causes of Myxedema coma

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

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Myxedema coma: Causes and Types

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

Myxedema coma as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Myxedema coma as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Myxedema coma. Our database lists the following as having Myxedema coma as a complication of that condition:

Medical news summaries relating to Myxedema coma:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Myxedema coma:

Related information on causes of Myxedema coma:

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


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