Grave's disease


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Grave's disease

An autoimmune disorder which leads to an overactive and enlarged thyroid gland.
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During management of Grave's disease, make sure that the eyes do not get worse, hence it is essential to involve the ophthalmologist.
Prevalence of Echocardiographic criteria for the diagnosis of PAH in patients with Grave's disease: before and after antithyroid treatment.
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Ito, "Recent outcome of grave's disease patients with papillary thyroid cancer," European Journal of Endocrinology, vol.
'A particular variety of auto-immune thyroid disease called Grave's disease may also be associated with the involvement of one or both eyes, which may have to be treated independent of the thyroid,' she added.
Re: Neonatal Grave's disease: a caution while treating Cite this article as: Kurtoglu S, Ozdemir A.
Her TSH was elevated to 7.6 from 2.3 micro unit/ml with elevated anti-thyroglobulin and anti-thyroid peroxidase (TPO) autoantibodies suggesting worsening of Grave's disease for which endocrinology recommended continuing high-dose oral steroids (Table 1).
The autoimmune disease diagnostics market report estimates the market size (Revenue USD million - 2013 to 2020) for market segmentation based on testing methods and their applications (Grave's disease, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Type 1 diabetes, etc.) and forecasts growth trends (CAGR% - 2016 to 2020).
The most common thyroid disturbances are, among others, autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITDs), which include Grave's disease and Hashimoto's disease [4, 8, 9].
The most common cause of hyperthyroidism is a condition known as Grave's disease, which occurs most often in middle-aged women.
Methimazole should be prescribed to every patient who chooses to use antithyroid therapy as treatment for Grave's disease (Bahn et al., 2011) to reduce the effects of hyperthyroidism.