Graves disease

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Related to Graves-Basedow disease: thyrotoxic crisis

Graves'′ disease`

(greɪvz)
n.
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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Aglaia (1852-1906), beautiful and very lonely, had a son who went from a madhouse to another, dying away with paranoid schizophrenia; she herself was killed in the end by the Graves-Basedow disease. (Calinescu 1966)
Tresanchez Trias, "Effect of carbimazole and dexamethasone on the TSH bond (TBII) inhibiting immunoglobulins in Graves-Basedow disease," Revista Clinica Espanola, vol.