Grave's disease


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Related to Grave's disease: Hashimoto's thyroiditis, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis

Grave's disease

[′grāvz di‚zēz]
(medicine)
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In an interview with the AP, Mattison said there are no guidelines for treating Grave's disease in children, and most doctors don't know of the danger of prescribing the two drugs.
Whatever the treatment used for Grave's disease, the thyroid will usually become underactive, requiring oral thyroid medication.
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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