Myxedema

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Myxedema

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Myxedema" returned 69 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Myasthenic Crisis Complicated with Myxedema, Positive for Both Anti-acetylcholine Receptor and Anti-muscle-specific Tyrosine Kinase Antibodies.
 

Author(s): Kazuhiro Horiuchi, Azusa Nagai, Masahiro Wakita, Shotaro Ito, Kei Takamura, Hideki Houzen

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2018 Jan;57(2):265-268.

 

We herein report the case of myasthenic crisis occurring in a 51-year-old man. He had experienced ptosis, increased body weight with edema, and fatigue with dyspnea. He presented at our emergency department with disturbed consciousness. He was originally diagnosed with myxedema coma, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Nivolumab induced myxedema crisis.
 

Author(s): Uqba Khan, Humaira Rizvi, Dahlia Sano, Jane Chiu, Tarik Hadid

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Nivolumab is an anti-programmed cell death (anti-PD-1) monoclonal antibody that is approved by Food and Drug Administration for treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, metastatic melanoma, relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma and advanced renal cell cancer. We report a rare case ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical characteristics and outcomes of myxedema coma: Analysis of a national inpatient database in Japan.
 

Author(s): Yosuke Ono, Sachiko Ono, Hideo Yasunaga, Hiroki Matsui, Kiyohide Fushimi, Yuji Tanaka

Journal: J Epidemiol. 2017 Mar;27(3):117-122.

 

Myxedema coma is a life-threatening and emergency presentation of hypothyroidism. However, the clinical features and outcomes of this condition have been poorly defined because of its rarity.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Myxedema" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Treatment of pretibial myxedema (PTM) with topical steroid ointment application with sealing cover (steroid occlusive dressing technique: steroid ODT) in Graves' patients.
 

Author(s): Nobuyuki Takasu, Haruyo Higa, Yoshino Kinjou

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2010 ;49(7):665-9.

 

Localized pretibial myxedema (PTM) is a sign of Graves' disease. A 53-year-old man with Graves' disease was admitted with the development of PTM following radioisotope (131)I treatment for Graves' hyperthyroidism. TSH receptor antibody (TRAb) titer was also increased after (131)I ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Myxedema ascites: case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Jeong-Seon Ji, Hiun-Suk Chae, Young-Seok Cho, Hyung-Keun Kim, Sung-Soo Kim, Chang-Wook Kim, Chang-Don Lee, Bo-In Lee, Hwang Choi, Kang-Moon Lee, Hye-Kyung Lee, Kyu-Yong Choi

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2006 Aug;21(4):761-4.

 

Myxedema ascites caused by hypothyroidism is rare, so its diagnosis is often delayed and patients frequently receive unnecessary procedures such as liver biopsies and exploratory laparotomies. We report a 71-yr-old man with clinical ascites that was the first manifestation of hypothyroidism, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Clinical case of the month. Down syndrome and myxedema. Report of a case and review of the literature].
 

Author(s): Ph Serpe, J F Gaillard, J N Serpe, P Damas

Journal: Rev Med Liege. 2004 Mar;59(3):131-5.

 

A case of myxedema secondary to undetected hypothyroidism developed in a 48 year old 21-trisomic male. This paper presents a short discussion about different possible diagnoses and a review of the literature concerning the relationship between Down Syndrome and hypothyroidism or other diseases.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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