Clinical practice. Graves' disease.

  title={Clinical practice. Graves' disease.},
  author={Gregory A. Brent},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={358 24},
Copyright © 2008 Massachusetts Medical Society. A 23-year-old woman presents with palpitations. Over the past 6 months, she has reported loose stools, a 10-lb (4.5-kg) weight loss despite a good appetite and food intake, and increased irritability. She appears to be anxious and has a pulse of 119 beats per minute and a blood pressure of 137/80 mm Hg. Her thyroid gland is diffusely and symmetrically enlarged to twice the normal size, and it is firm and nontender; a thyroid bruit is audible. She… CONTINUE READING
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