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[IP] Graves disease, Basedows Disease, Exophthalmus

Graves Diease is named for the Physician who described it, Basidow's disese is
also an eponym in these cases. There is hyperactivity of the Thyroid gland.
Patients are often tremulous, anxious, sweating and have shaky hands or
fingers.  The disease  is often treated by a radioactive iodine drink. Often
more than 1 treatment is needed.  Pts often complain of weight loss. this
disease is part of the general endocrinopathy seen with schmidt's syndrome.
which it often acompanies. after treatment, chronic hypothyroidism can be
possible. spot
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