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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These results indicated that TH alters muscle properties, and is correlated with the clinical abnormalities of muscle function associated with thyrotoxicosis or myxoedema. Hyperthyroidism exacerbates a number of human myopathies, including myasthenia gravis and myotonic dystrophy (Nicol and Bruce, 1981).
Report on myxoedema. Transactions Clinical Society of London.
"A case of myxoedema treated with great benefit by feeding with fresh thyroid glands." BMJ, 18912; 2:940.
Hypothyroidism (also known as myxoedema) occurs when the thyroid does not produce enough thyroxine.
Ill health affected Jean's chances of success at school as she suffered scarlet fever and myxoedema, a thyroid deficiency disease.
A disease known as myxoedema is due to deficiency of the [thyroid] secretion in the adult.
A WHEN your thyroid is operated on it can become a little underactive, a condition known as myxoedema. The tissue around the eye and the eyelid can become a little swollen.
"Exogenous Ochronosis and Myxoedema from Resorcinol." British Journal of Dermatology vol.
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.
with high scores 1 45 7 Percentage 5.6 12.3 26.9 An association between thyroid function and mental activity in adults has been acknowledged ever since early descriptions of myxoedema. Hypothyroidism may cause neurological and psychiatric abnormalities including psychosis, depression, and dementia.