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Prognosis of Graves Disease

Prognosis of Graves Disease: Most patients become hypothyroid and require replacement. Similarly, the ophthalmopathy generally becomes quiescent. On occasion, hyperthyroidism returns because of persisting thyroid tissue after ablation and high antibody titers of anti-TSI. Further therapy may be necessary in the form of surgery or radioactive iodine ablation. ...see also Overview of Graves Disease

Prognosis for Graves Disease: If left untreated, Graves' disease can be fatal. In most cases, however, normal health can be restored. (Source: excerpt from Endocrine Diseases: NWHIC) ...see also Overview of Graves Disease

Onset of Graves Disease: Graves's disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism. Incidence in women reports a rate of 80 cases per 100,000 women per year.

Complications:

Complications of Graves Disease may include:

Complications of Graves Disease from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Graves Disease.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Graves Disease usually refers to the likely outcome of Graves Disease. The prognosis of Graves Disease may include the duration of Graves Disease, chances of complications of Graves Disease, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Graves Disease, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Graves Disease. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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