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A Case of Graves' Disease Resistant to Carbimazole

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10.7727/wimj.2016.266

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14 Jul, 2016
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e-Published: 03 Aug, 2016

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Utility of Colour Doppler Sonography in Patients with Graves’ Disease

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566–70
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This study demonstrates the beneficial role of colour doppler sonography in the initial diagnosis of Graves’ disease. Preliminary data support the role of this investigative modality in predicting clinical remission in patients with Graves’ disease.

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Objective: Assessment of thyroid blood flow gives valuable information about underlying functional status. Colour Flow Doppler Sonography (CFDS) is a powerful tool which displays tissue blood flow and vascularity. Colour Flow Doppler Sonography of the thyroid gland in different subsets of patients with Graves’ disease was studied to define its role in initial diagnosis and management.

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e-Published: 20 Sep, 2013
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