Myxedema | definition of myxedema by Medical dictionary
Nonpitting waxy edema of the skin, often most pronounced in the face and shins (pretibial myxedema), owing to subcutaneous deposition of mucoid material in hypothyroidism. Synonym (s): myxoedema. [ myx- + G. oidēma, swelling] Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012.
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