"Graves Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A common form of hyperthyroidism with a diffuse hyperplastic GOITER. It is an autoimmune disorder that produces antibodies against the THYROID STIMULATING HORMONE RECEPTOR. These autoantibodies activate the TSH receptor, thereby stimulating the THYROID GLAND and hypersecretion of THYROID HORMONES. These autoantibodies can also affect the eyes (GRAVES OPHTHALMOPATHY) and the skin (Graves dermopathy).
- Graves Disease
- Disease, Graves
- Basedow Disease
- Disease, Basedow
- Graves' Disease
- Disease, Graves'
- Exophthalmic Goiter
- Exophthalmic Goiters
- Goiters, Exophthalmic
- Goiter, Exophthalmic
- Hyperthyroidism, Autoimmune
- Basedow's Disease
- Basedows Disease
- Disease, Basedow's
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