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cachexia thyropriva


Definition: 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, cachexia thyroidea

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