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Results 1 - 3 of 3 for "myxedema," pretibial OR "acropachy," thyroid
  1. How Do You Treat Myxedema? (Harvard Medical School) (InteliHealth)  
    ... This is an autoimmune disease that causes the thyroid gland to be overactive (hyperthyroidism). In pretibial myxedema, there are patches of thick, waxy skin in ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Graves' Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) - PDF  
    ... diarrhea • weight loss • goiter, which is an enlarged thyroid that ... pretibial myxedema or Graves’ dermopathy. In addition, the eyes of ...