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Grave's Disease (Hyperthyroidism)

  • Jarrah Ali Al-Tubaikh

Abstract

Graves's disease (GD) is an autoimmune disorder characterized by hyperthyroidism, thyroid goiter, and ophthalmopathy. The disease arises due to the production of autoantibodies that auto-stimulates the thyrotropin receptors in the thyroid gland to secrete thyroid hormones.

Keywords

Lateral Rectus Thyrotropin Receptor Inferior Rectus Orbital Apex Superior Orbital Fissure 
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  • Jarrah Ali Al-Tubaikh

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