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Graves Disease

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Tests: Autoantibodies, TSH, T4, T3, Thyroid antibodies, Thyroid panel
Conditions: Autoimmune disorders, Thyroid diseases

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MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Graves Disease
Graves' Disease & Thyroid Foundation
National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service: Graves' Disease
American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association
John Hopkins University: Hyperthyroidism and Graves’ Disease
American Thyroid Association: Graves disease
Familydoctor.org: Hyperthyroidism

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NOTE: This article is based on research that utilizes the sources cited here as well as the collective experience of the Lab Tests Online Editorial Review Board. This article is periodically reviewed by the Editorial Board and may be updated as a result of the review. Any new sources cited will be added to the list and distinguished from the original sources used.

Sources Used in Current Review

Eckman, A. (Updated 2010 April 20). Graves disease. MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000358.htm. Accessed November 2010.

Yeung, S. et. al. (Updated 2010 April 26). Graves Disease. eMedicine [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/120619-overview through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed November 2010.

Ferry Jr., R and Levitsky, L. (Updated 2010 April 23). Graves Disease. eMedicine Specialties, Pediatrics [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/920283-overview through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed November 2010.

Patil-Sisodia, K. and Mestman, J. (2010 March 31). Graves Hyperthyroidism and Pregnancy: A Clinical Update. Medscape Today from Endocrine Practice. 2010;16(1):118-129. [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/718807 through http://www.medscape.com. Accessed November 2010.

Mayo Clinic Staff (2009 July 7). Graves' disease. MayoClinic.com http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/graves-disease/DS00181/METHOD=print through http://www.mayoclinic.com. Accessed November 2010.

Meikle, A (Updated 2009 August). Autoimmune Thyroid Disease – Thyroiditis. ARUP Consult. [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.arupconsult.com/Topics/Thyroiditis.html through http://www.arupconsult.com. Accessed November 2010.

(2008 May). Graves Disease. National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.endocrine.niddk.nih.gov/pubs/graves/ through http://www.endocrine.niddk.nih.gov. Accessed November 2010.

Hershman, J. (Revised 2008 June). Hyperthyroidism (Thyrotoxicosis). Merck Manual for Healthcare Professionals [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec12/ch152/ch152e.html#sec12-ch152-ch152e-239 through http://www.merck.com. Accessed November 2010.

Sources Used in Previous Reviews

(2006 January). Graves' Disease. womenshealth.gov [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.4woman.gov/faq/graves.htm through http://www.4woman.gov.

(© 2004) Grave's Disease. Thyroid Foundation of America, AllThyroid.org [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.tsh.org/disorders/hyperthyroidism/graves.html through http://www.tsh.org.

(© 2004) Racing the Engine – Hyperthyroidism. Thyroid Foundation of America, AllThyroid.org [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.tsh.org/disorders/hyperthyroidism/hyperthyroidism.html through http://www.tsh.org.

(© 2004) The Overactive Thyroid: Hyperthyroidism Caused by Graves' Disease (Diffuse Toxic Goiter). Thyroid Foundation of America, AllThyroid.org [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.tsh.org/disorders/hyperthyroidism/overactive.html through http://www.tsh.org.

(© 2004) Eye Problems Associated With Graves' Disease. Thyroid Foundation of America, AllThyroid.org [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.tsh.org/disorders/hyperthyroidism/eyeproblems.html through http://www.tsh.org.

Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 21st ed. McPherson, RA, Pincus, MR, eds. New York: Saunders, Elsevier: 2007.

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