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Myxedema in 55-year-old woman

A 55-year-old woman (A W) with myxedema, before and after treatment. Photographs taken at the German Hospital Dalston in 1895. Frederick Parkes Weber collection. Wellcome Images. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Images edited by Douglas Lanska MD [resized to have head sizes comparable, and artifacts and dust/dirt removed]. Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.)

Associated Disorders

  • Endocrine ophthalmopathy
  • Graves disease
  • Graves ophthalmopathy
  • Hashimoto thyroiditis
  • Hoffmann syndrome
  • Hyperthyroid myopathy
  • Hypothalamic dysfunction
  • Hypothyroid myopathy
  • Kocher-Debre-Semelaigne syndrome
  • Pituitary dysfunction
  • Thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy
  • Thyrotoxic myopathy
  • Thyrotoxic ocular myopathy