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What is the definition or description of: myxedema coma?

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Coma ...,

Unconsciousness, due to severe lack of thyroid hormone in the body life threatening!

In brief: Coma ...,

Unconsciousness, due to severe lack of thyroid hormone in the body life threatening!
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Dr. Carol Van der Harst
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Coma

This is a state of unconsciousness, unresponsive to your environment or stimulation is the normal way.
Myxedema refers to a thyroid deficiency which can cause neurologic damage, and in extreme cases, coma.

In brief: Coma

This is a state of unconsciousness, unresponsive to your environment or stimulation is the normal way.
Myxedema refers to a thyroid deficiency which can cause neurologic damage, and in extreme cases, coma.
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