Grave's disease


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Grave's disease

An autoimmune disorder which leads to an overactive and enlarged thyroid gland.
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A particular variety of auto-immune thyroid disease called Grave's disease may also be associated with the involvement of one or both eyes, which may have to be treated independent of the thyroid,' she added.
The most common thyroid disturbances are, among others, autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITDs), which include Grave's disease and Hashimoto's disease [4, 8, 9].
The second case he presented was a thirty five years old male suffering from thyrotoxicosis and Grave's disease affecting the eye.
One of the most identifiable physical signs of Grave's disease is a "bulging" of the eyes.
Methimazole should be prescribed to every patient who chooses to use antithyroid therapy as treatment for Grave's disease (Bahn et al.
Velocity in patients of Grave's disease is very high & this criterion can be used to differentiate between Hashimoto and Grave's disease.
For this reason, the consensus is to use only methimazole as an antithyroid drug for the therapy of Grave's disease.
Autoimmune also develops Flufirvitide, influenza drug a blood test to aid in diagnosis of Lassa fever, fibromyalgia, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren's syndrome, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and Grave's disease.
Long-term follow up after anti thyroid drug treatment in Grave's disease.
I was diagnosed with Grave's Disease about three years ago but it really hasn't slowed me down at all," Contactmusic quoted her as saying.