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If hypothyroidism is untreated, can myxedema coma occur?
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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Myxedema coma is a relatively uncommon condition but it certainly can occur in persons with hypothyroidism.
You can read about it by going to this link. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1201/p2485.html.

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Myxedema coma is a relatively uncommon condition but it certainly can occur in persons with hypothyroidism.
You can read about it by going to this link. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1201/p2485.html.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Yes
Although rare today, myxedema coma can occur after months of untreated hypothyroidism.

In brief: Yes
Although rare today, myxedema coma can occur after months of untreated hypothyroidism.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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