jod-Basedow phenomenon


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Jod-Ba·se·dow phe·nom·e·non

(bahs'ĕ-dof), Jod is the German word for iodine, not a proper name.
induction of thyrotoxicosis in patients previously euthyroid as a result of exposure to large quantities of iodine; occurs most often in geographic areas of endemic iodine-deficient goiter and in patients with multinodular goiter; can also develop following use of iodine-containing agents for diagnostic studies.

Basedow,

Karl Adolph von, German physician, 1799-1854.
Basedow disease - Synonym(s): Graves disease; thyrotoxicosis
Basedow goiter - colloid goiter which becomes hyperfunctional after the ingestion of excess iodine, causing Jod-Basedow phenomenon.
Basedow pseudoparaplegia - weakness of the thigh muscles in thyrotoxicosis.
Basedow syndrome - myeloneuropathy seen in the presence of thyrotoxicosis.
Jod-Basedow phenomenon - induction of thyrotoxicosis in a previously euthyroid individual as a result of exposure to large quantities of iodine. Synonym(s): iodine-induced hyperthyroidism

jod-Ba·se·dow phe·nom·e·non

(yod-bah'zĕ-dō fĕ-nom'ĕ-non)
Induction of thyrotoxicosis in patients previously euthyroid as a result of exposure to large quantities of iodine.
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Jod-Basedow phenomenon is induction of hyperthyroidism following administration of a large load of iodine to a susceptible patient.
It is caused by iodine-induced excess thyroid hormone synthesis and release (Jod-Basedow phenomenon).