Graves' ophthalmopathy

n. (Medicine) exophthalmos associated with hyperthyroidism

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • 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

  • Graves ophthalmopathy — see under orbitopathy …   Medical dictionary

  • Graves' disease — Classification and external resources Photo showing the classic finding of proptosis and lid retraction in Graves disease ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • Graves disease — or toxic diffuse goitre or exophthalmic goitre Most common type of hyperthyroidism (oversecretion of thyroid hormone), usually with goitre and exophthalmos (eyeball protrusion). Increased thyroid hormone levels result in increased cardiac output …   Universalium

  • Graves orbitopathy — dysthyroid orbitopathy occurring in Graves disease. Called also Graves ophthalmopathy …   Medical dictionary

  • 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 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

  • Graves — Robert James, Irish physician remembered for his description of exophthalmic goiter in 1835, 1796–1853. See G. disease, G. ophthalmopathy, G. orbitopathy …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • Endokrine Orbitopathie — mit Lidretraktion und Exophthalmus Klassifikation nach ICD 10 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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