Grave's disease


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Grave's disease

[′grāvz di‚zēz]
(medicine)
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Coexistence of myasthenia gravis and Grave's disease in patients is well known and sometimes difficult to manage as treatment of one disease can worsen the other like in our patient [2,11-17].
For this reason, the consensus is to use only methimazole as an antithyroid drug for the therapy of Grave's disease. [3] In our case, although he was given propylthiouracil therapy before the admission to our hospital, liver enzymes did not increased due to the possible effect of the therapy.
Long-term follow up after anti thyroid drug treatment in Grave's disease. Praxis (Bern 1994) 2006;95(29-30):1121-1127.
I was diagnosed with Grave's Disease about three years ago but it really hasn't slowed me down at all," Contactmusic quoted her as saying.
"Misdemeanor" singer Missy Elliott, 39, has been suffering from Grave's disease for the past three years, according to People Magazine.
Ocular diseases requiring lid fusion included, infective corneal ulcer/abscess in 21 cases (65.6 %), shield ulcer in vernal keratoconjunctivitis in 3 cases (9.4 %), facial palsy in 2 cases (6.2 %), alkali burns in 2 cases (6.2%), neurotrophic ulcer in 2 cases (6.2 %), Mooren ulcer in 1 case (3.1 %), Grave's disease in 1 case (3.1%).
Grave's disease, first described in 1825, is an autoimmune disease characterized by antibodies against the thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) receptor.
On the other hand, women who have Grave's disease that is diagnosed in the first trimester of pregnancy should be started on PTU, because methimazole is associated with certain birth defects, 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.
Other subjects covered include NGF and Alzheimer's disease, NGF-mediated effects in the development of orbitopathy associated with Grave's disease, and information processing by NGF-activated signaling networks.