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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 86-87

Reversible myelopathy: An uncommon accompaniment of hypothyroidism

1 Department of Medicine, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Smt S.K. Hospital; Department of Medicine, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Medicine, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital; Department of Medicine, PGIMER, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Ramesh Aggarwal
MD, Department of Medicine, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Smt S.K. Hospital, New Delhi, 110001
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/1110-7782.139561

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Atypical neurological presentations of hypothyroidism include myelopathy which has been seldom reported as presenting feature in patients. This case was one of those atypical presentations of hypothyroidism in which patient presented with neurological complication viz myelopathy which was timely diagnosed and treated. The symptoms including neurological findings reversed with thyroxin replacement. The case highlights the varied and vivid manifestations of hypothyroidism which treating physicians should be aware of while treating patients.

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