exophthalmic goiter


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exophthalmic goiter

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Noun1.exophthalmic goiter - exophthalmos occurring in association with goiterexophthalmic goiter - exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs
hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis - an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
exophthalmos - protrusion of the eyeball from the socket
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ex·oph·thal·mic goi·ter

n. bocio exoftálmico.
References in periodicals archive ?
Kocher encountered the striking malady of exophthalmic goiter, as describe by Grave's [2] preoperatively.
This condition was called Marine-Lenhart to honor the work done by David Marine and Carl H Lenhart at the beginning of the century when they published a study entitled "the pathological anatomy of exophthalmic goiter" [4].
Black, "The Association of Carcinoma of the Thyroid Gland and Exophthalmic Goiter Read at the meeting of the American Association for the Study of Goiter, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 6,1948," Surgical Clinics of North America, vol.
Kocher also ventured extraordinarily in treating patients with exophthalmic goiter which had been described before by Graves (11).
Cowell and Mellanby in their 1925 publication give a glimpse of Kocher's influence over the thyroidologists of that time, bordering on intimidation: "Kocher taught that the administration of potassium iodide must never be carried out in exophthalmic goiter, and on the whole, this advice has been taken.
Also, it must be remembered that, in the keen attention focused on every form of goiter in all the children of the community by these tests, a number of cases of mild exophthalmic goiter have been discovered which would otherwise have escaped notice.