Basedow's disease


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Ba´se`dow's dis`ease´


1.(Med.) A disease characterized by enlargement of the thyroid gland, prominence of the eyeballs, and inordinate action of the heart; - called also exophthalmic goiter.
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The second group of factors is related to the actual thyroid gland disease (Basedow's disease, toxic multinodular glands, large retrosternal goiter).
Ducornet et al., "Improvement of the prognosis of Basedow's disease by using high doses of carbimazole," Presse medicale (Paris, France: 1983), vol.