Enfermedad de Graves

Enfermedad de Graves Es un trastorno autoinmunitario que involucra hiperactividad de la glándula tiroides (hipertiroidismo). Las características distintivas de esta afección son los ojos saltones (exoftalmos), intolerancia al calor, incremento de la energía, dificultad para dormir, diarrea y ansiedad.

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Last reviewed 5/31/2013 by Brent Wisse, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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