Graves disease

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Graves'′ disease`

a disease characterized by an enlarged thyroid and increased basal metabolism due to excessive thyroid secretion.
[1865–70; after R. J. Graves (1796–1853), Irish physician]
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An auto-immune disease after having started their professional activity was diagnosed for 3 tattooists (lupus (N = 2), Basedow disease (N = 1)).
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