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Graves dis·ease

(grāvz), [MIM*275000] Avoid the incorrect forms Grave and Grave's.
1. toxic goiter characterized by diffuse hyperplasia of the thyroid gland, a form of hyperthyroidism; exophthalmos is a common, but not invariable, concomitant finding;
2. thyroid dysfunction and all or any of its clinical associations;
3. an organ-specific autoimmune disease of the thyroid gland.
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Graves dis·ease

(grāvz di-zēz')
1. Toxic goiter characterized by diffuse hyperplasia of the thyroid gland, a form of hyperthyroidism; exophthalmos is a common, but not invariable, concomitant finding.
2. Thyroid dysfunction and all or any of its clinical associations.
3. An organ-specific autoimmune disease of the thyroid gland.
See: thyrotoxicosis, Hashimoto disease, goiter, myxedema
Synonym(s): Parry disease.
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Graves,

Robert James, Irish physician, 1796-1853.
Graves disease - thyroid dysfunction and all or any of its clinical associations. Synonym(s): Basedow disease; Marsh disease; ophthalmic hyperthyroidism; Parry disease
Graves ophthalmopathy - exophthalmos associated with thyroid disease. Synonym(s): endocrine ophthalmopathy; Graves orbitopathy
Graves orbitopathy - Synonym(s): Graves ophthalmopathy

Marsh,

Sir Henry, Irish physician, 1790-1860.
Marsh disease - Synonym(s): Graves disease
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Graves dis·ease

(grāvz di-zēz') [MIM*275000]
1. Toxic goiter characterized by diffuse hyperplasia of the thyroid gland, a form of hyperthyroidism.
2. Thyroid dysfunction and all or any of its clinical associations.
3. Organ-specific autoimmune disease of thyroid gland.
Synonym(s): Basedow disease.
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Acute hepatitis with a concomitant Grave's disease. Int J Med Sci Public Health 2014;3:378-379.
Ocular diseases requiring lid fusion included, infective corneal ulcer/abscess in 21 (65.6%) cases, shield ulcer in vernal keratoconjunctivitis in 3 (9.4 %)cases, facial palsy in 2 (6.2%) cases, alkali burns in 2 (6.2 %)case, neurotrophic ulcer in 2 (6.2 %)cases, Mooren ulcer in 1 (3.1%) case, Grave's disease in 1 (3.1%) case (Table).
Different studies around the world have confirmed the rare coexistence of Grave's disease and thyroid cancer.
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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.
Hyperthyroidism occurs when the thyroid is "overactive." The most common cause is a condition known as Grave's disease, which occurs most often in middle-aged women.
Hyperthyroidism occurs when the thyroid is "overactive." The most common cause of hyperthyroidism is a condition known as Grave's disease, which occurs most often in middle-aged women.
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).
Patients have been found to have thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) receptor antibodies positive in their serum with euthyroid or hypothyroid Graves' ophthalmopathy but does not explain pathogenic correlation with underlying thyroid dysfunction as they are negative or weakly positive in euthyroid Grave's disease.2,3
The second case he presented was a thirty five years old male suffering from thyrotoxicosis and Grave's disease affecting the eye.