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A 25-year-old Hispanic male presents with heat intolerance and recent weight loss. Serum analysis shows increased levels of T4 and T3, as well as the presence of thyroglobulin-stimulating immunoglobulins. The patient is found to be tachycardic and has marked edema and waxy discoloration in his legs. Which of the following would be consistent with this patient's disease?
Increased TSH release
Multinucleate giant cells present in the thyroid
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A patient suffering from Graves' disease is given thiocyanate by his physician. Thiocyanate helps in the treatment of Graves' disease by:
Inhibiting thyroid peroxidase
Inhibiting thyroid deiodinase
Inhibiting beta-adrenergic receptors
Inhibiting iodide follicular uptake
A 25-year old Caucasian female presents with symptoms of Graves' disease. Her doctor prescribes medications and sends the patient home. After two months of therapy, the patient returns upset that her exophthalmos has not gone away. Which of the following drugs should the physician have prescribed to treat the exophthalmos?
No treatment as this will resolve naturally