Graves' disease

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Graves' disease:

see thyroid glandthyroid gland,
endocrine gland, situated in the neck, that secretes hormones necessary for growth and proper metabolism. It consists of two lobes connected by a narrow segment called the isthmus. The lobes lie on either side of the trachea, the isthmus in front of it.
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Increased aggressiveness of thyroid cancer in patients with graves disease.
Age and stress as determinants of the severity of hyperthyroidism caused by Graves disease in newly diagnosed patients.
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A Graves disease is an auto immune disorder that affects the thyroid gland, causing it to produce too many hormones.
Key Words: Graves disease, hypothyroidism, antithyroid drugs, thyroid antibodies, thyroiditis.
She overcame Graves disease in the three years leading up to the 1992 Summer Games.
Subsequent and/or current autoimmune indications are expected to include: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA); Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE); and other orphan indications, such as Anti-Phospholipid Syndrome (APS), Graves Disease, and Pemphigus.
6) A thyroid nodule can represent a solitary hyperfunctioning nodule (1) in an otherwise normal thyroid gland, (2) within a toxic multinodular goiter, or (3) within Graves disease.
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1 Total 19 100 TABLE 4 : CAUSES OF THYROTOXICOSIS Causes of Female Male Thyroidperoxidase Total Thyrotoxicosis (n=15) (n=4) antibody (TPOAb) (n=19) Graves Disease 5 1 + 6 (31.