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Unusual locations of localized myxedema in Graves' disease. Report of three cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3753644     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Three patients with Graves' disease had very unusual locations of localized myxedema. One patient had localized myxedema on the pretibial and shoulder areas after sodium iodide I 131 therapy. The second patient had localized myxedema on his neck, shoulders, and upper part of the back as well as on the pretibial area. The third patient had localized myxedema on the pinnae, also following sodium iodide I 131 therapy. After surgical removal followed by intralesional triamcinolone acetonide injections, the first patient's lesions recurred. The lesions in the second case did not respond to topical steroid cream. The third patient had a partial response to intralesional steroid injections.
Authors:
N Noppakun; K Bancheun; S Chandraprasert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of dermatology     Volume:  122     ISSN:  0003-987X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Dermatol     Publication Date:  1986 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-01-29     Completed Date:  1986-01-29     Revised Date:  2008-03-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372433     Medline TA:  Arch Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  85-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Back
Ear, External / pathology
Female
Graves Disease / pathology*,  therapy
Humans
Iodine Radioisotopes / therapeutic use
Leg Dermatoses / pathology,  therapy
Male
Middle Aged
Myxedema / pathology*,  surgery,  therapy
Neck / pathology
Shoulder / pathology,  surgery
Triamcinolone Acetonide / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Iodine Radioisotopes; 76-25-5/Triamcinolone Acetonide

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