Graves' disease following hypothyroidism due to Hashimoto's disease: studies of eight cases.

@article{Takasu1990GravesDF,
  title={Graves' disease following hypothyroidism due to Hashimoto's disease: studies of eight cases.},
  author={Nobuyuki Takasu and Tetsuya Yamada and Asaka Sato and Makoto Nakagawa and Ichiro Komiya and Yasuyuki Nagasawa and Takayuki Asawa},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={1990},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={687-98}
}
Hashimoto's and Graves' diseases represent the main two types of autoimmune thyroid disease. The combination of these two is well known. However, occurrence of Graves' disease after primary hypothyroidism is rare. We report seven patients with hypothyroidism due to Hashimoto's disease, who developed Graves' disease with hyperthyroidism. We also report one patient with hypothyroidism due to Hashimoto's disease, who continued to be hypothyroid even in the presence of TSAb (thyroid stimulating… CONTINUE READING
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