Graves' orbitopathy

Graves' orbitopathy

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Etymology: Robert J. Graves, Irish physician, 1796-1853; L, orbita, wheel track + Gk, pathos, disease
the dysthyroid orbitopathy seen in Graves' disease. Also called Graves' ophthalmopathy.
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TED, which is also known as Graves' eye disease or Graves' orbitopathy, is an eye condition wherein the eye muscles and fatty tissue behind the eye become inflamed, often causing ailments such as proptosis.
Consensus statement of the European group on Graves' orbitopathy (EUGOGO) on management of Graves' orbitopathy.
Randomized, single blind trial of intravenous versus oral steroid monotherapy in Graves' orbitopathy.
In addition, selenium supplementation improved quality of life, reduced ocular involvement (orbitopathy), and slowed disease progression in euthyroid patients with mild Graves' orbitopathy (Marcocci C, et al.
SUMMARY--The use of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) is an integral part of contemporary diagnostics of Graves' orbitopathy.
present a case of active Graves' orbitopathy and psoriasis treated with rituximab.
A novel thyroid stimulating immunoglobulin bioassay is a functional indicator of activity and severity of Graves' orbitopathy.
INTRODUCTION: Graves' ophthalmopathy, also known as Graves' orbitopathy or thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy, is an ophthalmic disorder with potential to cause vision loss.
Claudio Marcocci of the department of endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Pisa (Italy) and his associates in the European Group on Graves' Orbitopathy.
Other endoscopic procedures replacing the more conventional open procedures include endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) for epiphora (watery eye due to nasolacrimal duct obstruction), orbital decompression for Graves' orbitopathy, optic nerve decompression, drainage of fronto-ethmoidal mucoceles and external fronto-ethmoidectomies for persistent frontal sinus disease.
Sinusitis-related orbital infection is the most common cause of unilateral proptosis in children and the third leading cause in adults, behind Graves' orbitopathy and pseudotumor.