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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 130-131

A young lady with swelling and stiffness of calf muscles


Department of Medicine, JSS Medical College and Hospital, JSS University, Mysore, Karnataka, India

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H S Kiran
Department of Medicine, JSS Medical College and Hospital, Ramanuja Road, Mysore - 570 004, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.81946

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Hypothyroidism causes a variety of changes in the body. Though uncommon, hypothyroidism can present as myopathy. Hoffman's syndrome is a specific, rare form of hypothyroid myopathy, which causes proximal weakness and pseudohypertrophy of muscles.


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