Grave's disease


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Grave's disease

[′grāvz di‚zēz]
(medicine)
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However, in case of hyperthyroidism, toxic multinodular goiter, toxic adenoma and Grave's Disease may require surgery.
Velocity is <50 cm/s in Hashimoto's Thyroiditis and around 150 cm/s in Grave's disease.
Acute hepatitis with a concomitant Grave's disease.
Misdemeanor" singer Missy Elliott, 39, has been suffering from Grave's disease for the past three years, according to People Magazine.
The prevalence of concomitant thyroid carcinoma with Grave's disease has been reported to range from 0 to 10% (1-2).
Physicians in the United States have long considered radioactive iodine [RAI] be the preferred treatment for Grave's disease," Dr.
GRAVE'S disease sounds pretty serious, possibly fatal and generally, well, grave.
The pill in question is propylthiouracil or methimazole to treat children with Grave's disease, the most common cause of an overactive thyroid, the Associated Press reported.
Total thyroidectomy can be performed more safely than many clinicians realize, and offers more durable results for people with Grave's disease than do antithyroid drugs or radioiodine, according to Dr.
About half of all cases are caused by another genetic abnormality, Grave's disease, diagnosed by the radioactive-iodine-uptake test (RAI).
Other syndromes with indirect psychological ramifications are the endocrine disturbances: diabetes mellitus - 15 to 40%; Addisonhs disease (chronic adrenocortico-insufficiency); hypothyroidism; and Grave's disease (hyperthyroidism).
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