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Thyroid Eye Disease

Matthew J. Thurtell, Robert L. Tomsak and Robert B. Daroff

in Neuro-Ophthalmology

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Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780195390841
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322893 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195390841.003.0036

Series: What Do I Do Now

Thyroid Eye Disease

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Thyroid eye disease is the most common cause of orbital disease encountered in clinical practice. It often occurs in patients with Graves’ disease, but it is not always associated with abnormal thyroid function. In this chapter, we review the clinical signs, investigation, and treatment of thyroid eye disease.

Chapter.  1136 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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