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