University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Andrew Doan, MD, PhD, University of Iowa

Category: Oculoplastics

Thyroid eye disease (Graves' Ophthalmopathy)

thyroid eye disease (Graves' Ophthalmopathy)

Most common cause of proptosis in adults. Associated with rectus muscle injection at the tendon insertion (inferior and medial most common), inferior scleral show, and lid retraction.

related image | related image

Creative Commons License
Ophthalmic Atlas Images by, The University of Iowa are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

last updated: 02-08-2008
Share this page: