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What causes hyperthyroidism?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Graves' disease

Autoimmune thyroid disease- graves' disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism.
Other causes include inflammation of the thyroid, drug induced hyperthyroidism, hyperactive thyroid nodule or nodules, rarely pituitary tumor....

In brief: Graves' disease

Autoimmune thyroid disease- graves' disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism.
Other causes include inflammation of the thyroid, drug induced hyperthyroidism, hyperactive thyroid nodule or nodules, rarely pituitary tumor....
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