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  1. Myxedema; Adult hypothyroidism ... Myxedema coma, the most severe form of hypothyroidism, is rare. It occurs when thyroid hormone levels get very low. It can be caused by an infection, illness, exposure to cold, ...
  2. ... is used for thyroid disorders including underactive thyroid (myxedema), over-sized thyroid gland (goiter), and iodine deficiency. It is also ...
  3. How Do You Treat Myxedema? (Harvard Medical School) (InteliHealth)  
    ... 0 if they have symptoms of hypothyroidism. Treating myxedema caused by an underactive thyroid requires thyroid pills. Most often, doctors prescribe Levo- ...
  4. Hashimoto's Disease (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)  
    ... baby with birth defects High cholesterol Severe underactive thyroid called myxedema (mik-suh-DEE-muh) can very rarely lead to: Heart failure Seizures Coma Death Return to top Does pregnancy affect the thyroid? Normal hormone changes during pregnancy cause thyroid hormone ...
  5. ... and ovaries: Lack of sex development (unclear genitalia) Thyroid: Congenital hypothyroidism Myxedema Goiter Thyrotoxicosis
  6. Hypothyroidism (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. It is one of your endocrine glands, which make hormones. Thyroid hormones ...
  7. ... sluggishness. The most severe form of hypothyroidism is myxedema, a medical emergency. Hypothyroidism can be caused by a problem with the thyroid itself (primary), or by the malfunction of the ...
  8. Hypothyroidism From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) - PDF  
    ... to the point that it becomes life threatening. Myxedema requires immediate medical treatment. ... can increase the chances of developing thyroid disorders. People may need more regular testing if ...
  9. Genetics Home Reference: Graves disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... of hormones abnormally. The resulting overactivity of the thyroid causes many of the signs and symptoms of Graves disease. Studies suggest that immune system abnormalities also underlie Graves ophthalmopathy and pretibial myxedema. People with Graves disease have an increased risk ...
  10. T4 (Thyroxine) Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... Menstrual irregularity in women. Severe untreated hypothyroidism, called ... with known thyroid disorders , the TSH and sometimes T4 are ordered ...
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