Author | Zubina Mawji, MD


Pretibial Myxedema

September 14, 2005

The persistent effects of Graves disease were evident in a 48-year-old woman who had recently emigrated from Haiti to the United States. Thyrotoxicosis had developed several years before she sought treatment in her native country. The patient's obstructive goiter was removed and treatment with thyroxine was begun.