Graves disease

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Related to Graves disease: hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's disease

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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[Incidence of Graves disease in children in some regions of south-eastern Poland].
Recently, Graves disease (GD) has been associated with vitamin D deficiency (3-6).
Eun et al., "Association of HLA-DR and -DQ genes with graves disease in Koreans," Human Immunology, vol.
Castagnone, "Thyroid nodules in Graves disease and the risk of thyroid carcinoma," JAMA Internal Medicine, vol.
Herrmann, "Relapse prediction in Graves disease: towards mathematical modeling of clinical, immune and genetic markers," Reviews in Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders, vol.
Historically, research into surgical treatment of Graves disease has assessed subtotal rather than total thyroidectomy.
Mussa et al., "Graves disease in children: thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor antibodies as remission markers," The Journal of Pediatrics, vol.
Bouadma, "Concurrent Graves disease thyrotoxicosis and myasthenia gravis: The treatment of the former may dangerously reveal the latter," Anaesthesia, vol.
In humans, Graves disease is the result of an overactive what?
Risk factors for developmental disorders in infants born to women with Graves disease. Obstet Gynecol 1992; 80: 359-64.
Belfiore et al (3) and Ozaki et al (4) have reported that thyroid cancer associated with graves disease had an aggressive course.