n. (Medicine) any eye disease

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • ophthalmopathy — Any disease of the eyes. SYN: oculopathy. [ophthalmo + G. pathos, suffering] endocrine o. SYN: Graves o.. external o. any disease of the conjunctiva, cornea, or adnexa of the eye. Graves o …   Medical dictionary

  • Graves' ophthalmopathy — Infobox Disease Name = Graves ophthalmopathy Caption = DiseasesDB = 5419 ICD10 = ICD10|H|06|2|h|00* ICD9 = ICD9|xxx ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = oph eMedicineTopic = 237 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|ent|169 eMedicine2|neuro|476… …   Wikipedia

  • Infiltrative ophthalmopathy — is found in Graves disease and resembles exophthalmos, except that the blurry or double vision is acquired because of weakness in the ocular muscles of the eye. In addition, there is no known correlation with the patient s thyroid levels. Grave s …   Wikipedia

  • arthro-ophthalmopathy — ar·thro oph·thal·mop·a·thy (ahr″thro of thəl mopґə the) an association of degenerative joint disease and eye disease …   Medical dictionary

  • hereditary progressive arthro-ophthalmopathy — an autosomal dominant disorder consisting of myopia progressing to retinal detachment and blindness, and premature degenerative changes in the joints; sensorineural deafness may also occur. Called also Stickler syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Graves dermopathy disease orbitopathy (ophthalmopathy) — (grāvz) [Robert James Graves, Irish physician, 1796–1853] see pretibial myxedema, under myxedema, and see under disease and orbitopathy …   Medical dictionary

  • dysthyroid ophthalmopathy — see under orbitopathy …   Medical dictionary

  • external ophthalmopathy — any disease of the eyelids, cornea, conjunctiva, or eye muscles …   Medical dictionary

  • Graves ophthalmopathy — see under orbitopathy …   Medical dictionary

  • infiltrative ophthalmopathy — ocular changes, most often seen in thyroid disorders, caused by increased water content of the orbital contents, including discomfort, lacrimation, exophthalmos, edema, chemosis, and conjunctival infection; if the changes are severe, malignant… …   Medical dictionary

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