ophthalmopathy


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ophthalmopathy

 [of″thal-mop´ah-the]
any disease of the eye.
infiltrative ophthalmopathy ocular changes, most often seen in thyroid disorders, caused by increased water content of the orbital contents, including discomfort, lacrimation, edema, chemosis, and conjunctival infection; if the changes are severe, exophthalmos results.

oph·thal·mop·a·thy

(of'thal-mop'ă-thē),
Any disease of the eyes.
Synonym(s): oculopathy
[ophthalmo- + G. pathos, suffering]

ophthalmopathy

/oph·thal·mop·a·thy/ (of″thal-mop´ah-the) any disease of the eye.

ophthalmopathy

[of′thəlmop′ə·thē]
Etymology: Gk, ophthalmos, eye + pathos, disease
any disease of the eye.

oph·thal·mop·a·thy

(of'thăl-mop'ă-thē)
Any disease of the eyes.
[ophthalmo- + G. pathos, suffering]

ophthalmopathy 

Any eye disease. External ophthalmopathy refers to any disease of the conjunctiva, cornea, eyelids or the appendages of the eye. Internal ophthalmopathy refers to any disease of the lens, retina or other internal structures of the eye.

oph·thal·mop·a·thy

(of'thăl-mop'ă-thē)
Any ocular disease.
[ophthalmo- + G. pathos, suffering]

ophthalmopathy

any disease of the eye.
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Our results were in agreement with Vestergaard20 as he reported that GD patients who smoke had a 5 times higher threat of developing Graves' ophthalmopathy than those who do not smoke.
The group comprised of 6 Optic Nerve lesions (2 Meningioma, 1 Schwannoma, 1 glioma and 2 calcified granulomas), 7 vascular masses (a case of varix, 1 Arteriovenous Malformation, 5 cavernous haemangiomas), 12 cases of pseudotumour, 5 cystic lesions (dermoid cyst-3, chronic haematic cyst-2), 3 cases of metastasis, 12 muscular lesions of which 8 were suggestive of thyroid ophthalmopathy.
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entitled "Cigarette Smoke Extract-Induced Oxidative Stress and Fibrosis-Related Genes Expression in Orbital Fibroblasts from Patients with Graves' Ophthalmopathy," the authors evaluated some clues for the impact of cigarette smoking on Graves' ophthalmopathy and offered a theoretical basis for the potential and rational use of antioxidants in treating Graves' ophthalmopathy.
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