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|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.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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).
Biological dysfunction was observed in 10%, hypothyroidism in 6.5%, thyroiditis in 3%, and Basedow's disease
in 0.5% patients.
Ducornet et al., "Improvement of the prognosis of Basedow's disease
by using high doses of carbimazole," Presse medicale (Paris, France: 1983), vol.