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.
Both Graves disease (GD) and Hashimoto thyroiditis (HT) can present with similar findings including lymphocytic infiltration of the thyroid gland and antithyroglobulin (TgAb) and antihuman thyroid peroxidase (TPOAb) autoantibodies in the serum.
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.
We describe a patient with idiopathic autoimmune hypoparathyroidism who developed hyperthyroidism due to Graves disease and subsequently was diagnosed with celiac disease.
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.
Although the presence of anticardiolipin (aCL) antibodies was previously reported in association with both Graves disease and Hashimoto thyroiditis, I am aware of no previous report of livedo reticularis in patients with Graves disease.
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.