thyrotoxic myopathy

weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles, especially in the pelvic and shoulder girdles, accompanying hyperthyroidism.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Thyrotoxic Myopathy — (TM) is a neuromuscular disorder that develops due to the overproduction of the thyroid hormone thyroxine. Also known as hyperthyroid myopathy, TM is one of many myopathies that lead to muscle weakness and muscle tissue breakdown. Evidence… …   Wikipedia

  • Myopathy — Classification and external resources ICD 10 G71 G72, M60 M …   Wikipedia

  • myopathy — Any abnormal condition or disease of the muscular tissues; commonly designates a disorder involving skeletal muscle. [myo + G. pathos, suffering] carcinomatous m. SYN: Lambert Eaton syndrome. centronuclear m. slowly …   Medical dictionary

  • Centronuclear myopathy — Classification and external resources Muscle biopsy from the quadriceps taken at 3 months of age from a girl with X linked centronuclear ( myotubular ) myopathy due to a mutation in the myotubularin (MTM1) gene and extremely skewed X inactivation …   Wikipedia

  • Nemaline myopathy — Classification and external resources ICD 10 G71.2 ICD 9 359.0 …   Wikipedia

  • Congenital myopathy — Classification and external resources ICD 10 G71.2 ICD 9 359.0 …   Wikipedia

  • Inflammatory myopathy — Classification and external resources Micrograph of dermatomyositis, a type of inflammatory myopathy. Muscle biopsy. H E stain …   Wikipedia

  • Mitochondrial myopathy — Classification and external resources Simplified structure of a typical mitochondrion ICD 10 G …   Wikipedia

  • Graves' disease — Classification and external resources Photo showing the classic finding of proptosis and lid retraction in Graves disease ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • Thyroxine — Thyroxine …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.