Patient Education - Endocrine Encyclopedia
Endocrine Surgery Encyclopedia
Graves' disease is thought to be an autoimmune disorder of the thyroid which causes
over-production of thyroid hormones.
Hallmarks of the condition are bulging eyes
(exophthalmos), heat intolerance, increased energy, difficulty sleeping, diarrhea
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