John Richard Pittman, Author at Cancer Therapy Advisor

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Graves' disease

Graves' Disease I. What every physician needs to know. Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder caused by stimulating antibodies to the thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) receptor on thyroid follicular cells. It is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism with 20-30 cases per 100,000 individuals each year. It affects women more than men with peak incidence…

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