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Myxedema Heart With Report of One Case

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University of Minnesota and Minneapolis General Hospital, Minneapolis

Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(7):733-741. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-4-7-733
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Myxedema heart is now a recognized clinical entity. In the last few years cases have been reported from various parts of the world. I have been able to collect 21 authentic cases from the literature with teleröntgenograms and electrocardiograms revealing the condition of the heart before and after thyroid therapy.

The slides shown here are from a previously unreported case now on the medical service at the Minneapolis General Hospital. I am greatly indebted to Dr. G. Fahr, Chief of the Medical Service, for the privilege of reporting this case. The patient is a female, 48 years of age, with



myxedema ; heart

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