Author | Peter Petropoulos, MD

Articles

Myxedema Heart

September 14, 2005

Over the previous 6 months, a 59-year-old man had experienced lethargy, fatigue, poor appetite, cold intolerance, and abdominal distention. His vital signs were normal; physical examination revealed periorbital and pretibial edema, distant heart sounds, and delayed reflexes.

Matters of the Heart: Images of Cardiac Disorders Myxedema Heart

May 01, 2004

Over the previous 6 months, a59-year-old man had experienced lethargy,fatigue, poor appetite, cold intolerance,and abdominal distention. Hisvital signs were normal; physical examinationrevealed periorbital andpretibial edema, distant heart sounds,and delayed reflexes.