thyrotoxicosis


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thy·ro·tox·i·co·sis

 (thī′rō-tŏk′sĭ-kō′sĭs)
n.
A condition resulting from excessive concentrations of thyroid hormones in the body, as in hyperthyroidism.
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thyrotoxicosis

(ˌθaɪrəʊˌtɒksɪˈkəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) another name for hyperthyroidism
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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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Thyrotoxicosis

Overactivity of the thyroid gland, often due to an autoimmune disease of the thyroid.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thyrotoxicosis - an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones
adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder - a disorder of the glands of the body
exophthalmic goiter, Graves' disease - exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs
exophthalmos - protrusion of the eyeball from the socket
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Translations
Thyreotoxikose

thy·ro·tox·i·co·sis

n. tirotoxicosis, trastorno causado por hipertiroidismo que se manifiesta con agrandamiento de la tiroides, aumento en el metabolismo, taquicardia, pulso rápido e hipertensión.
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thyrotoxicosis

n tirotoxicosis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, and colleagues performed a 24-year extension of the multicenter Cooperative Thyrotoxicosis Therapy Follow-up Study, which has followed U.S.
Rarely, patients with Graves' disease can present with psychosis, which is often complicated by thyrotoxicosis. (2)
Moreover, thyroid disease may preceded the neuromuscular disorder in MG patients, presenting initially with thyrotoxicosis with subsequent development of hypothyroidism (3).
Graves' disease is the most common cause of thyrotoxicosis in children and adolescents, as in adults.
If thyrotoxicosis remained or recurred, then a third stage was considered to reduce the size of the remaining lobe.
Atif Munir from Fatima Memorial Hospital was the next speaker whose presentation was on Thyrotoxicosis. He discussed in detail the clinical assessment and how to establish etiology.
Thyrotoxicosis is a condition that involves the excess circulation of thyroid hormones, but this is not necessarily linked with thyroid dysfunction.
Patient with Graves disease often has more marked symptoms than patients with thyrotoxicosis from other causes.
Adverse outcomes by thyroid abnormalities include intra-uterine growth retardation (IUGR), repeated miscarriages, preterm delivery, hypertensive disorders, decreased cognitive and neurological development of foetus, including decreased intelligence quotient (IQ) in the child.3,7,8 Overt hypothyroidism is found in 0.2% while sub-clinical hypothyroidism is found in 2.3% of pregnant women.9 Maternal hypothyroidism and subclinical hypothyroidism have been associated with increased risk of placental abruption.10 Mild or sub-clinical hyperthyroidism in pregnancy account for approximately 1.7% and has not been associated with any significant adverse pregnancy outcome.9 Asian population has a preponderance of gestational thyrotoxicosis compared to the western Caucasian women.11
Overt thyrotoxicosis prevalence is about 0.5% and 1% to 2% of patients may have a TSH level that is below normal.