Postgrad Med 1992 Dec;92(8):117-24, 128-9, 133-4
Department of Internal Medicine, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus.
Graves' disease is an autoimmune disorder that comprises the triad of diffuse toxic goiter, ophthalmopathy, and infiltrative dermopathy, although all three are not necessarily present in a given patient. The manifestations of Graves' disease vary, depending on the patient's age and other factors. Choice of therapy is influenced by the patient's age, history of heart disease, pregnancy status, expectations, and preferences. Read More