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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

what is hyperthyroidism1?

an abnormality of the thyroid gland in which secretion of thyroid hormone is usually increased and is no longer under regulatory control of hypothalamic-pituitary centers; characterized by a hypermetabolic state, usually with weight loss, tremulousness, elevated plasma levels of thyroxin and/or triiodothyronine; often associated with exophthalmos (Graves disease).

cinical features:


Pathphysiology of Disease (Appleton and Lange)

Davidson’s Principles and Practise of Medicine

Concise Pathology

Clinical examination (Nicholas J Talley , Simon O’Connor)

1 comment:

The Transparent Hypnotist said...

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