What is Myxedema

ਮੈਕਸੈਡੀਮਾ, ਹਾਈਪ੍ਰਥੋਈਸਿਮ ਸਹੀ ਹਾਈਪੋਗਲਾਈਸੀਮੀਆ, ਕਾਰਡਸੀਕ ਕੰਨਟ੍ਰੈਂਸੀਟੇਸ਼ਨ
September 26, 2017

Myxedema is a used to described severe hypothrdoism. Myxedema is also used to describe the dermatologic changes that occur in hypothrdoisim and occasionally hyperthyroidism. In this setting, mixed refers to the deposition of mucopolysaccharide in the dermis, which results in swelling of the impacted area. When skin changes occur in hyperthyroidism, primarily Graves disease, it is called pretibial myxedema. Myxedema coma sometimes referred to as myxedema crisis, is an uncommon,…