cachexia thyropriva

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ca·chex·i·a thy·ro·pri·va

signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism (with or without myxedema) resulting from the loss of thyroid tissue, either from surgery, radiotherapy, or disease.

cachexia thyropriva

A term that dignifies the clinical manifestations of severe hypothyroidism; it is not used in the working medical parlance.

ca·chex·i·a thy·ro·pri·va

(kă-kek'sē-ă thī-rō-prī'vă)
Signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism (with or without myxedema) resulting from the loss of thyroid tissue, either from surgery, radiotherapy, or disease.
Synonym(s): cachexia strumipriva.
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He noticed however the patient developed myxoedema, which he called 'Cachexia strumipriva.' Initially, he used vertical skin incision, later changed to transverse collar incision, which is usually associated with his name.