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Myxoedema Coma || Risk factor || Diagnosis || Management

Myxoedema Come

                   Sudden and severe deficiency in the level of T3 and T4 hormone is called myxoedema                         coma.

                  It is life threatening condition .

   Risk Factor

                  missed dose of levothyroxine.

 Assessment Finding

                  * Bradycardia

                  * Hypotension  

                  * Bradypnea

                  * Hypothermia

                  * Hypoglycaemia

                  * Respiratory failure 

                  * Hyponatremia { due to shock the blood supply of adrenal cortex become decrease . so the          aldosterone hormone also decrease and serum  sodium level decrease }.

                  * Coma

 Diagnosis-

               *   Weakness

              *  Cold intolerance

             *   Central and physical slowness

             *   Dry skin

             *   Typical facies

             *   Hoarse voice. 

Management

            *  Maintain patent airway.

            *  Provide Oxygen therapy

            * Start the iv Fluid and administer levothyroxine therapy.

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