Graves' disease

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Related to Graves disease: hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's disease
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Synonyms for Graves' disease

exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter

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Ozaki Olto K Kobayashi K Toshima Klwasaki HYashiro T Thyroid carcinoma in graves disease.
In addition to demographic data, we compiled information on the 8 patients' risk factors for thyroid cancer, ultrasonographic findings, the presence or absence of thyrotoxic symptoms, and whether the patient had an autonomously functioning toxic nodule (AFTN), Graves disease, or a toxic multinodular goiter.
In Graves disease, autoantibodies activate thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) (4) receptor, leading to hyperthyroidism caused by increases in intracellular cAMP and thyroid hormone.
Devers still is coping with Graves disease, trying to find a medication that won't make her queasy but still will keep her thyroid disorder in check.
An overnight stay at Fazakerley Hospital for scans showed nothing neurological, but after further blood tests the mum-of-three was told she had Graves Disease, an autoimmune disease caused by the immune system attacking the thyroid gland.
5) In contrast, Graves disease following external irradiation is not well recognized and is extremely rare, having a reported incidence of 2% when manifested as hyperthyroidism and 0.
Quantification of thyrotropin-receptor antibodies is important in the diagnosis and management of patients with Graves disease (1).
In March 1996 the company acquired the exclusive marketing rights to Eli Lilly and Company's anti-thyroid product, Tapazole(R), which is for the treatment of Graves Disease.
Graves disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by hyperthyroidism attributable to thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)3 receptor autoantibodies with thyroid-stimulating activity (1-3).
On March 18, 1996 the company acquired the exclusive marketing rights to Eli Lilly and Company's anti-thyroid product, Tapazole(R), which is for the treatment of Graves Disease.