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Physical Exam: Thyroid

Related Findings

Hypothyroidism Hyperthyroidism
Xerosis (dry skin) Moist palms (increased perspiration)
  Thickening of skin, especially pre-tibial
Preorbital puffiness Bulging eyes (lid retraction or proptosis), unblinking stare
  Eye irritation, periorbital edema, diploplia, change in visual acuity**
Delayed relaxation phase, deep tendon reflex Hyperreflexia
Dry Coarse hair or alopecia  
Bradycardia Tachycardia, atrial fibrillation
Non-pitting edema  
Bold type indicates signs specific to Graves' Disease
**infiltrative dermopathy of Graves' Disease, confusingly referred to as pretibial myxedema

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