Graves' ophthalmopathy

What is Graves' ophthalmopathy?

Graves' disease is an autoimmune condition.The antibodies formed interact with the fibroblasts of the eyes causing fibrosis, edema and causing eye proptosis.

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hi my blood results TSH 0.92, T4 12.3, T3 4.2, antithyroglobulin 321 and antithyroidoxidase <1. was on 1.0 Eltroxin now on 1.5 Eltroxin to help...

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Thyroid disease can cause problems with the eyes. The most common complaints are double vision, eye pain,...

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I am 58 year old man experiencing “horizontal and vertical diplopia”. For approximately 3 consecutive weeks now, I am very worried as...

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Intermittent diplopia

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Diplopia means perceiving two images of a single object....

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I had a tumor taken out behind eye, I have thyroid eye disease and the Dr fixed the eyelid. I have been dizzy, the dr said it was because of the...

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Can you please be more specific about the tumor that was taken out from your eye?

At the first...

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