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EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

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



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last updated: 02-08-2008
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