Case Report. Pretibial Myxedema with Graves' disease. F. Peral Rubio, M.D. Department of Dermatology Complejo Hospital...
Pretibial Myxedema with Graves' disease. <ul><li>30 year old male. </li></ul><ul><li>2 year history of Grave ´s disease...
 
 
Pretibial Myxedema with Graves' disease. <ul><li>Dermatological examination revealed well defined indurated plaques, mil...
Pretibial Myxedema with Graves' disease. <ul><li>A punch biopsy revealed hyperkeratosis, epidermal hyperplasia and edema...
Pretibial Myxedema with Graves' disease. <ul><li>Patient was treated with topical corticosteroids under occlusion. </li...
Case Report. Pretibial Myxedema with Graves' disease. F. Peral Rubio, M.D. Department of Dermatology Complejo Hospital...
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Pretibial myxedema wiyh graves disease[1].

Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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  • 1. Case Report. Pretibial Myxedema with Graves' disease. F. Peral Rubio, M.D. Department of Dermatology Complejo Hospitalario Universitario, Badajoz, Spain. www.dermatoblog.com
  • 2. Pretibial Myxedema with Graves' disease. <ul><li>30 year old male. </li></ul><ul><li>2 year history of Grave ´s disease. </li></ul><ul><li>1 year history of plaques involving the pretibial region of the lower legs. </li></ul>
  • 5. Pretibial Myxedema with Graves' disease. <ul><li>Dermatological examination revealed well defined indurated plaques, mildly erythematous, lobulated surface, with loss of hair on anterior aspect. </li></ul>
  • 6. Pretibial Myxedema with Graves' disease. <ul><li>A punch biopsy revealed hyperkeratosis, epidermal hyperplasia and edema located throughout the papillary dermis. </li></ul><ul><li>This stained positive for mucin with Alcian blue. </li></ul><ul><li>Hematoxylin and eosin stain shows mucin accumulation causing separation and fraying of collagen fibrils. </li></ul>
  • 7. Pretibial Myxedema with Graves' disease. <ul><li>Patient was treated with topical corticosteroids under occlusion. </li></ul><ul><li>The applied treatment was nighttime dressing of 0.05% betamethasone dipropionate in cream base under occlusion with plastic film. </li></ul>
  • 8. Case Report. Pretibial Myxedema with Graves' disease. F. Peral Rubio, M.D. Department of Dermatology Complejo Hospitalario Universitario, Badajoz, Spain. www.dermatoblog.com

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