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a.1.(Anat.) Situated in front of the tibia.
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She did have a resting tremor, pretibial myxedema, and tachycardia but was overweight and did not have diarrhea, ophthalmopathy, increased sensitivity to heat, sleep disturbances, or increased anxiousness.
Diabetic dermopathy is sometimes referred to as shin spots or pigmented pretibial patches.
To the Editor: Pretibial myxedema (PTM), a localized thyroid-associated dermopathy, is characterized by local thickening and remodeling of the skin − it is often associated with a group of autoimmune thyroid diseases (ATDs).
glycosaminoglycan's expression with thickened skin in pretibial region and dorsum of foot.
Her physical examination showed discrete pretibial edema.
Physical examination revealed a regular heart rate at 100 beats/ min, a blood pressure of 111/53 mmHg, a respiratory rate of 19 breaths/min, slight jugular venous distention suggesting a right atrial mean pressure of 8-10 cm of blood, crackles at both lung bases (L>R), a soft systolic murmur in the 2nd left intercostal space at the sternal edge, 1+/4+ pretibial edema bilaterally, and slight abdominal distention.
Swelling in the parotid region and marked edema in the pretibial region were found.
The lesions appear between the first and third week of the onset of the symptoms and they are characterized by subcutaneous, erythematous, painful nodules, localized in the pretibial zone.
Pretibial myxedema, acropachy, alopecia, onycholysis and sometimes paralysis
Bartonella quintana is the causative agent of trench J-J fever, which is characterized in humans by headache, recurrent fever, and pretibial pain.
At initial examination, systemic blood pressure was 220/110 mmHg and bilateral (+ + + +) pretibial edema was observed during physical examination.