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Graves Disease

"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).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Graves Disease" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Graves Disease" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 142 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 1999
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