University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Jeffrey Welder, MD, The University of Iowa

Category: Oculoplastics

Thyroid Eye Disease

Thyroid eye disease, external

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72-year-old female with thyroid eye disease who presented with decreased vision in the right eye. External photos demonstrate proptosis of the right eye with scleral show and bilateral lid retraction. CT was obtained which revealed bilateral thickening of the inferior and medial rectus muscles (OD > OS) and compression of the right optic nerve by the medial rectus muscle in the orbital apex.

CT scan, axial CT, coronal

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last updated: 08-15-2012