Thyroid eye disease

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[edit] Discussion

  • Thyroid eye disease is AKA Graves ophthalmopathy and thyroid ophthalmopathy
  • It is the most common cause of proptosis in adults.
  • Resuits of laboratory tests for thyroid function may or may not be abnormal.

[edit] I'M SLow Mnemonic

Involvement of the rectus muscles in decreasing order of frequency

  • Inferior
  • Medial
  • Superior
  • Lateral


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Patient #1

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