myxoedema


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myxoedema

(US), myxedema
a disease resulting from underactivity of the thyroid gland characterized by puffy eyes, face, and hands and mental sluggishness
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A case of myxoedema treated by taking extract of thyroid by the mouth.
Exogenous Ochronosis and Myxoedema from Resorcinol.
Two cases of myxoedema attributed to iodide administration.
Minnesota, and it was proved by actual demonstration that doses of a few thousandths of a grain would cure myxoedema, or the pasty-faced underthyroidism of women, and turn an idiotic dwarf called a cretin into a comparatively normal child of three or four.
An association between thyroid function and mental activity in adults has been acknowledged ever since early descriptions of myxoedema.
The types of AITD diagnosed included HT, symptomless autoimmune disease, GD and isolated ophthalmopathy or myxoedema.
It covers a wide spectrum of clinical & biochemical disease, from clinically unapparent disease to myxoedema and coma.
2) Almost one third of all cases of myxoedema lead to secondary hypertension.
Thus he would illustrate myxoedema by reading from Cronin's The Citadel and thyroid eye disease using the comic character Evil-eyed Fleegle of Little Abner fame.
Note on the treatment of myxoedema by hypodermic injections of an extract of the thyroid gland of a sheep.