exophthalmic goiter


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exophthalmic goiter

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Noun1.exophthalmic goiter - exophthalmos occurring in association with goiterexophthalmic goiter - exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs
hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis - an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
exophthalmos - protrusion of the eyeball from the socket
Translations

ex·oph·thal·mic goi·ter

n. bocio exoftálmico.
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Kocher also ventured extraordinarily in treating patients with exophthalmic goiter which had been described before by Graves (11).
As evidence of this fact may be mentioned the discussion on the treatment of exophthalmic goiter at the Royal Society of Medicine in 1923.
Also, it must be remembered that, in the keen attention focused on every form of goiter in all the children of the community by these tests, a number of cases of mild exophthalmic goiter have been discovered which would otherwise have escaped notice.