exophthalmos

NOUN
  1. protrusion of the eyeball from the socket
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  • Excessive thyroid secretion, as in thyrotoxicosis from functioning adenomata, and excessive thyroid feeding, cause all the phenomena of Graves 'disease except the exophthalmos and the emotional facies (Figs. 15 and 23). The Origin and Nature of the Emotions: Miscellaneous Papers
  • People with exophthalmos are able to look upwards without moving their eyebrows.
  • Exophthalmos is caused by an increase in the bulk of the tissue behind the orbit (eye socket) that forces the eyeball forward.
  • One you have been diagnosed, your eye doctor will want to examine your eyes regularly, because exophthalmos is a progressive disease.
  • Protuberant eyes, or exophthalmos, can be a sign of a thyroid disorder, for example. Simple Skin Beauty
  • The left orbit was medially compressed, and exophthalmos had occurred.
  • The clinical features of thyroid eye disease include ocular pain, photophobia, chemosis, diplopia, exophthalmos, and eye irritation.
  • Thyroid problems are by far the most common cause of exophthalmos.
  • Objective To study the change of the ratio of exophthalmos and intraorbital pressure when the space-occupying lesion of the orbit were solid, liquid or gas.
  • In some cases in which exophthalmos has been seemingly spontaneous, extreme laxity of the lids may serve as an explanation. Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine
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