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Cutaneous signs of thyroid disease.

Abstract

Hyperactivity of the sympathetic nervous system produces many of the skin changes of hyperthyroidism, while the hypometabolic state and the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides in the dermis are responsible for hypothyroid cutaneous manifestations. Acropachy, atopic eczema, localized myxedema and nail changes are associated with thyrotoxicosis. Vitiligo may be seen in all three thyroid diseases of autoimmune origin. Hyperpigmentation, pruritus and urticaria are associated with hyperthyroidism.

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Source

American family physician 34:4 1986 Oct pg 93-8

MeSH

Dermatitis, Atopic
Humans
Hyperthyroidism
Leg Dermatoses
Myxedema
Nail Diseases
Pigmentation Disorders
Pruritus
Skin
Skin Diseases
Thyroid Diseases
Urticaria
Vitiligo

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

3766364

Citation

Mullin, G E., and J S. Eastern. "Cutaneous Signs of Thyroid Disease." American Family Physician, vol. 34, no. 4, 1986, pp. 93-8.
Mullin GE, Eastern JS. Cutaneous signs of thyroid disease. Am Fam Physician. 1986;34(4):93-8.
Mullin, G. E., & Eastern, J. S. (1986). Cutaneous signs of thyroid disease. American Family Physician, 34(4), pp. 93-8.
Mullin GE, Eastern JS. Cutaneous Signs of Thyroid Disease. Am Fam Physician. 1986;34(4):93-8. PubMed PMID: 3766364.
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