Hypothyroidism D007037

Diseases [C] » Endocrine System Diseases [C19] » Thyroid Diseases » Hypothyroidism

Description

A syndrome that results from abnormally low secretion of THYROID HORMONES from the THYROID GLAND, leading to a decrease in BASAL METABOLIC RATE. In its most severe form, there is accumulation of MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES in the SKIN and EDEMA, known as MYXEDEMA. It may be primary or secondary due to other pituitary disease, or hypothalamic dysfunction.   MeSH

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Congenital Hypothyroidism
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