Graves ophthalmopathy

(redirected from Graves orbitopathy)

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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Intraocular pressure lowering effect of orbital decompression is related to increased venous outflow in Graves orbitopathy.
27) Thyroid or Graves orbitopathy can be distinguished clinically by endocrine manifestations, including abnormal serum thyroid hormone levels.