What is the role of lab studies in the workup of myxedema coma (crisis)?

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Mohsen S Eledrisi, MD, FACP, FACE; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Answer

Laboratory studies are important to confirm the diagnosis of myxedema coma. However, if the condition is suspected, treatment should be started immediately without waiting for the results.


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