Hyperthyroidism (overt and mild). Manifestations and diagnosis. Graves ophthalmopathy. Graves ophthalmopathy. Graves disease. Localized myxedema of the toe. Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis. Figure 3 Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis pathophysiology hypothesis.
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Manifestations and diagnosis
Localized myxedema of the toe
Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis
Figure 3Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis pathophysiology hypothesis
Maciel, R. M. B. et al. (2011) Novel etiopathophysiological aspects of thyrotoxic periodic paralysis
Nat. Rev. Endocrinol. doi:10.1038/nrendo.2011.58
Isolated symptoms and signs:
Only in patients with Graves' disease:
1) Graves ophthalmopathy
Low serum TSH
High serum T4 and or high serum T3
Normal T4 and T3
Prevalence in the community in older than 55 yrears: 0.7%-12.4%
Increased risk of mortality :