Graves' disease definition

  • noun:
    • an ailment usually caused by excessive creation of thyroid hormone and characterized by an enlarged thyroid gland, protrusion for the eyeballs, a rapid pulse, and nervous excitability. Also known as exophthalmic goiter.
    • Hyperthyroidism followed by protrusion of eyeballs.
    • exophthalmos occurring in colaboration with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion associated with eyeballs
  • others:
    • Same as basedow's disease.

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