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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Myxedema coma

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Myxedema coma includes:

  • Myxedema coma/crisis is a physiologic decompensation of severe primary or secondary hypothyroidism that is usually caused byadditional physiologic stress.Specific types of such stress are asfollows: infection/systemic illness, cold environmental temperatures, trauma, burns, decreased cerebral blood flow/cerebrovascular accident, decreased cardiac output/congestive heart failure Respiratory acidosis and drugs

Myxedema coma as a complication:

Other conditions that might have Myxedema coma as a complication might be potential underlying conditions. The list of conditions listing Myxedema coma as a complication includes:

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Myxedema coma, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Myxedema coma. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Myxedema coma. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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