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proptosis

 [prop-to´sis]
forward displacement or bulging, especially of the eye.
Proptosis of eye. Note lid retraction and exposed sclera above and below cornea. From Stein et al., 2000.

ex·oph·thal·mos

, exophthalmus (ek'sof-thal'mos),
Protrusion of one or both eyeballs; can be congenital and familial, or due to pathology, such as a retroorbital tumor (usually unilateral) or thyroid disease (usually bilateral).
Synonym(s): proptosis
[G. ex, out, + ophthalmos, eye]

proptosis

/prop·to·sis/ (prop-to´sis) forward displacement or bulging, especially of the eye.

proptosis

(prŏp-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. propto·ses (-sēz)
Forward displacement of an organ, especially an eyeball.

proptosis

[proptō′sis]
Etymology: L, pro + ptosis, falling
a bulging, protrusion, or forward displacement of a body organ or area.
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Proptosis of the right eye

proptosis

Medtalk Forward displacement of the eyeball. See Exophthalmos.

ex·oph·thal·mos

, exophthalmus (eks'of-thal'mos, -mŭs)
Protrusion of one or both eyeballs; can be congenital and familial, or due to pathology, such as a retroorbital tumor (usually unilateral) or thyroid disease (usually bilateral).
Synonym(s): proptosis.
[G. ex, out, + ophthalmos, eye]

proptosis

Abnormal protrusion of the eyeball. Also known as EXOPHTHALMOS. Proptosis is cause by any process that increases the bulk of the soft tissues in the ORBIT behind the eyeball.

proptosis (präp·tōˑ·ss),

n a protrusion or bulging of a bodily region or organ, such as the eye.
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Proprioceptors.

proptosis 

Abnormal forward displacement of one eye. It is a sign of a severe orbital disorder, such as a tumour, inflammation, or thyroid eye disease. See orbital cellulitis; Graves' disease; exophthalmometer; exophthalmos; carotid-venous fistula.

ex·oph·thal·mos

, exophthalmus (eks'of-thal'mos, -mŭs)
Protrusion of one or both eyeballs; can be congenital and familial, or due to pathology.
Synonym(s): proptosis.
[G. ex, out, + ophthalmos, eye]

proptosis (proptō´sis),

n the forward displacement or protrusion of the eyeball. See also exophthalmos.

proptosis

forward displacement or bulging, especially of the eye; exophthalmos.
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A consequence of upper lid retraction, proptosis and tear film deficiency is an increasingly exposed cornea.
1,30] Examination may reveal proptosis, ptosis, ophthalmoplegia or red eye.
The most common presentation of GO comprises proptosis with symmetrical or asymmetrical bright-eyed stare (see Figure 1A).
A 50-year-old woman with no significant past medical or surgical history presented with right-sided orbital pain, proptosis, diplopia, and blurred vision.
She had peri-orbital oedema, jaundice, and proptosis with lid lag.
External eye manifestations are quite common and range from the innocuous trichomegaly (long eye lashes) to proptosis caused by orbital cellulitis or lymphoma (life-threatening if not managed appropriately).
For example, periorbital meningiomas may present with proptosis, periorbital edema, and lid induration.
GD is also an autoimmune thyroid disease and the clinical presentation might involve the orbits leading to proptosis, dry eyes, strabismus, and optic neuropathy in the setting of hyperthyroid, hypothyroid or euthyroid state (7).
A small number of patients may also present with developmental delay, focal neurological deficits, proptosis and epistaxis.
However, proptosis remained unchanged in all, and no patient showed improvement in extraocular motility.
Orbital sellulitli hastalarda ek olarak proptosis, goz hareketlerinde kisitlilik, kemozis, ates ve toksik gorunum gorulmektedir.