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Case Studies | Medicine Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015
Euthyroid Ophthalmopathy: A Rare Case Report and a Brief Review of Literature
Dr. Mahendra Wawhal, Dr. Vajed Mogal, Dr. Pratik Patil, Dr. Preetam Ahire, Dr. Sushant Yadav
Thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy usually occurs in a close temporal relationship with hyperthyroidism. It is rare in patients with normal thyroid function (euthyroid ophthalmopathy) and in patients with hypothyroid forms of thyroid autoimmune disease (hypothyroid ophthalmopathy) 1. A 43-year-old male, known case of hypertension presented with involuntary jerky movements and protrusion of eyes since 2 months with normal thyroid functions, diagnosed to have euthyroid opthalmopathy & responded very well to steroids. It is currently believed that euthyroid ophthalmopathy reflects the underlying autoimmune process and it is not a consequence of alternations in thyroid function.
Keywords: Euthyroid, Thyroid eye disease TED, Thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy TAO, TSH receptor antibodies TRAb
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015
Pages: 529 - 532
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Dr. Mahendra Wawhal, Dr. Vajed Mogal, Dr. Pratik Patil, Dr. Preetam Ahire, Dr. Sushant Yadav, "Euthyroid Ophthalmopathy: A Rare Case Report and a Brief Review of Literature", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SUB158699, Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015, 529 - 532
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