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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Case report of a patient with Hashimoto's encephalopathy associated with Basedow's disease mimicking Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease [in Japanese].
The evolution of the ophthalmopathy during antithyroid drug therapy and its relationship with serum thyroglobulin and antithyroglobulin antibody in patients with Basedow's disease.
47) Although these data strongly support the hypothesis that Th17 cells are involved in RA, an association between the CCR6 locus and disease development has only been confirmed for Crohn's and Basedow's diseases and not for other Th17-related diseases, such as psoriasis and multiple sclerosis, in which a STAT3 variant increases the risk.