Basedow's disease

Basedow's disease
Basedow's disease Ba"se*dow's dis*ease" [Named for Dr. Basedow, a German physician.] (Med.) A disease characterized by enlargement of the thyroid gland, prominence of the eyeballs, and inordinate action of the heart; -- called also {exophthalmic goiter}. --Flint. [1913 Webster]

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  • basedow's disease — ˈbäzəˌdōz noun Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: after Karl von Basedow died 1854 German physician : exophthalmic goiter * * * Basedow s disease see bronchocele …   Useful english dictionary

  • Basedow's disease — Ba·se·dow s disease bäz ə .dōz n GRAVES DISEASE Basedow Karl Adolph von (1799 1854) German physician. Basedow practiced general medicine, surgery, and ophthalmology, but he is best known for his study of Graves disease. The English physician… …   Medical dictionary

  • Basedow's disease — (Medicine) Graves disease, form of hyperthyroidism, disease of the thyroid gland thought to be caused by an autoimmune reaction (characterized by an enlarged thyroid and intolerance of heat) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Basedow — n. family name; Karl Adolf von Basedow (1799 1854), German physician, thyroid disorder was named after him (Basedow s disease) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Basedow-Krankheit — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 E05.0 Hyperthyreose mit diffuser Struma Basedow Krankheit (Morbus Basedow) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Basedow syndrome — is a disorder characterized by the combination of hyperthyroidism, goitre, and exophthalmos (bulging eyes). The disorder was named after Karl Adolph von Basedow, [WhoNamedIt|synd|1517] the first doctor to describe it. Symptoms Symptoms include:… …   Wikipedia

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Basedow-Krankheit — Immunthyreopathie (fachsprachlich); Immunhyperthyreose (fachsprachlich); Basedowsche Krankheit; Graves Disease; Morbus Basedow; Autoimmunthyreopathie (fachsprachlich) * * * Ba|se|dow|krank|heit, Ba|se|dow Krank|heit …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Graves' disease — Classification and external resources Photo showing the classic finding of proptosis and lid retraction in Graves disease ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • Karl Adolph von Basedow — (March 28, 1799 – April 11, 1854) was a German physician most famous for reporting the symptoms of what could later be dubbed Graves Basedow disease.BiographyBasedow was born in Dessau, Germany. He graduated from Halle University. He subsequently …   Wikipedia

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