thyrotoxic myopathy

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thy·ro·tox·ic my·op·a·thy

extreme muscular weakness in severe thyrotoxicosis affecting muscles of limbs and trunk as well as those used in speech and swallowing.
Synonym(s): dysthyroid myopathy

thyrotoxic myopathy

[-tok′sik]
a condition in thyrotoxicosis consisting of severe weakness in the limb and trunk muscles, including those used in speech and swallowing.

thyrotoxic myopathy

A progressive muscular weakness and atrophy as a result of hyperthyroidism.
See also: myopathy
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