Graves ophthalmopathy


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Graves oph·thal·mop·a·thy

(grāvz),
exophthalmos caused by increased water content of retroocular orbital tissues; associated with thyroid disease, usually hyperthyroidism.

Graves oph·thal·mop·a·thy

(grāvz ofthăl-mopă-thē)
Exophthalmos caused by increased water content of retroocular orbital tissues; associated with thyroid disease, usually hyperthyroidism.

Graves,

Robert James, Irish physician, 1796-1853.
Graves disease - thyroid dysfunction and all or any of its clinical associations. Synonym(s): Basedow disease; Marsh disease; ophthalmic hyperthyroidism; Parry disease
Graves ophthalmopathy - exophthalmos associated with thyroid disease. Synonym(s): endocrine ophthalmopathy; Graves orbitopathy
Graves orbitopathy - Synonym(s): Graves ophthalmopathy

Graves oph·thal·mop·a·thy

(grāvz ofthăl-mopă-thē)
Exophthalmos caused by increased water content of retroocular orbital tissues; associated with thyroid disease, usually hyperthyroidism.
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Patients with hypothyroidism and Graves ophthalmopathy can be successfully treated with steroids in a similar manner as in patients with GO associated with hyperthyroidism.
In this way, activating antibodies with biased signaling properties might provide molecular mechanisms for unusual presentations of diseases, such as euthyroid Graves ophthalmopathy.
Correction of lower lid retraction using tarSys bioengineered grafts for graves ophthalmopathy.
Lee, "Inhibitory effects of [alpha]-lipoic acid on oxidative stress-induced adipogenesis in orbital fibroblasts from patients with graves ophthalmopathy," Medicine, vol.
Goz bulgularinin siddeti ve aktivitesi sirasiyla European Group on Graves Ophthalmopathy (8,9) (EUGOGO) ve Klinik Aktivite Skorlamasi (9) (KAS) kriterlerine gore degerlendirildi.
Euthyroid and primarily hypothyroid patients develop milder and significantly more asymmetrical Graves ophthalmopathy.
The glucocorticoid receptor gene NR3C1 has been widely studied in other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, such as cystic fibrosis, asthma, and Graves ophthalmopathy.
Graves ophthalmopathy connotes a process clinically characterized by eyelid retraction, proptosis, conjunctival exposure, ocular injection, ocular chemosis, corneal compromise, extraocular muscle infiltration, and fibrosis with the potential for compressive optic neuropathy.
We report an unusual case of radiotherapy-associated Graves ophthalmopathy 5 months after adjuvant external irradiation of the head and neck in a euthyroid patient who had undergone wide local excision of squamous cell carcinoma from the floor of the mouth.
Current medical management of Graves ophthalmopathy.