Graves disease

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Graves'′ disease`

a disease characterized by an enlarged thyroid and increased basal metabolism due to excessive thyroid secretion.
[1865–70; after R. J. Graves (1796–1853), Irish physician]
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He was later referred by an ophthalmologist to exclude Grave's eye disease, where he had presented with chief complaints of bilateral prominent eyes.
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.
5-3 m wide zone where the stones (mainly limestone, with occasional granites) were smaller than in the grave's interior; the stone layer became increasingly thinner towards the edges of the excavation.
In the latter case the grave builders might not have foreseen the need or desire to add one more cist to the south, and when the need emerged it became evident that there was not enough room and, as a consequence, the new cist IV was not attached to cist III (in a fashion similar to cist I) but was instead positioned slightly closer to the grave's centre.
The pictures on right show the skip almost covering the grave's edge, circled top, and trinkets pushed to one side IT'S HAPPENED BEFORE: How we told of the incident involving the grave of Maurice Storr in Brotton Cemetery, left Picture above by PETER REIMANN
Buckley's 2004 deposition testimony was considered, his 2008 video deposition settled the matter, because he testified in the later deposition merely that it was "possible," rather than "probable," that the IV infiltration caused Grave's injury.
But some nondefinitive studies suggest that RAI may aggravate Grave's ophthalmopathy, so the combination of corticosteroids and RAI is becoming popular.
But Lovitt volunteered to take over after reading a newspaper story about Grave's pending retirement.
Radiocarbon dating of the grave's human osteological material was part of a more extensive project designed to investigate the chronology and burial practices of stone-cist graves, in particular the well-known issue of protracted use of stone graves.