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what is graves' disease a risk factor for?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Graves' disease is a risk factor for:: Underactive thyroid, Goiter, Thyroid nodules.
Answered on Jun 1, 2016

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