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Thyroid Related Ophthalmopathy
Tuesday, 07 April 2009 21:11

 

What is Thyroid Related Ophthalmopathy? What is the treatment for Thyroid Related Ophthalmopathy?

 

Thyroid related ophthalmopathy causes the eyes to bulge outward. This can often cause double vision, eye strain, dryness and ocular irritation. Typically a head CT scan is taken to aid in the diagnosis. Treatment consists treating the thyroid disease. Symptomatic patients may require oral steroids, orbital radiation and possibly surgery.

 

Treatment

Treat underlining thyroid disorder

Steroids

Orbital radiation

Surgery

 

Last Updated on Monday, 14 January 2013 00:09
 

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