Pretibial Myxedema Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jul 08, 2020
  • Author: Ranjodh Singh Gill, MD, FACP, CCD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Lymphedema should be included in the differential diagnosis of pretibial myxedema, particularly for presentation in the foot. Patients with lymphedema can have hyperkeratosis and lymphatic vesicles.

Also consider lymphedematous mucinosis [14] and necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum.

Differential Diagnoses