dysthyroid orbitopathy

dysthyroid orbitopathy

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dys·thy·roid or·bi·top·a·thy

(dis-thī'royd ōr-bi-top'ă-thē)
Immune-mediated inflammation of the orbit associated with thyroid disease.
Synonym(s): Graves orbitopathy, thyroid ophthalmopathy.
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dysthyroid orbitopathy

Ocular dysfunction present in Graves' disease, including protrusion of the eyeball, exposure of the cornea, lid retraction, and occasionally, optic neuropathy. See: Graves' disease
See also: orbitopathy
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