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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Graves disease in children: thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor antibodies as remission markers.
Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism and its association with 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D in patients with Graves disease in an Egyptian population: a pilot study.
Jang et al., "Usefulness of measuring thyroid stimulating antibody at the time of antithyroid drug withdrawal for predicting relapse of Graves disease," Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
Increased aggressiveness of thyroid cancer in patients with graves disease. J Clin Endocrinol Metab.1990; 70830-835.
In 2010, she was admitted to the hospital after having a mild relapse of Graves disease, a thyroid condition for which she was treated in 1989.
In Graves disease, the clinical uses of thyrotropin receptor [thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor (TSH-R)[1]] antibody (TRAb) measurements have been reported in the Thyroid Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association (1).
In this report we present a case in whom hyperthroidism was found and Graves disease and papillary thyroid carcinoma were diagnosed while being investigated with a preliminary diagnosis of sarcoidosis.
Like graves disease, myasthenia gravis is, these days, not as grave is it sounds.
Q My wife was diagnosed with Graves disease after she noticed a bulging in her left eye.
Deng, "Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura complicating Graves disease: Dramatic response to plasma exchange and infusion," Transfusion Medicine, vol.
Vaisman, "Antithyroid drugs for the treatment of Graves disease: a randomized clinical trial," Endocrinologist, vol.