... in your blood. This may be due to: Gravesdisease Hashimoto's thyroiditis Hypothyroidism Myxedema Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) Thyrotoxicosis Type 1 diabetes ...
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Graves' Disease (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
... shins. This usually painless problem is called pretibialmyxedema or Graves’ dermopathy. In addition, the eyes of people with Graves’ disease may appear enlarged because their eyelids are retracted— ...
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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 ...
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Hypothyroidism (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
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... to the point that it becomes life
threatening. Myxedema requires immediate
medical ... to
develop hypothyroidism. The disease is also
more common among people older than
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