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Why his exopthalmos only in one eye? Is this dangerous or can still be controlled? He did orbital scan but result says autoimmune tumor.

Orbital Pseudotumor: Inflammations around the eye can look like tumors and are called orbital pseudotumor. Orbital pseudotumor can affect one or both eyes of relatively young patients, usually 50 years old. They are not cancer. Ctscan shows diffuse infiltration of the orbit, an inflammation of the eye wall (sclera), and/or t-sign (with the optic nerve). Pain is common. The disease rapidly improves with oral steroids. ...Read more

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Can pco cause exophthalmos?

Abbreviation?: If posterior capsule opacification, then no.

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How to cure exophthalmos w medicine?

How to cure exophthalmos w medicine?

Need to treat cause: Treatment of expthalmos is directed towards treating the cause of the exophthalmos,to reverse the problem and minimizing complications in the eyes So consult your doctor to find the cause of the exopthalnmos and appropriate treatment Exopthaldos is not a disease but ,is bulging eyes caosed by many medical conditions. ...Read more

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How is exophthalmos related to thyroid?

How is exophthalmos related to thyroid?

Exopthalmos: Associated with graves disease or hyperthyroidism is thought related to autoimmune process behind eyes. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism of developing exophthalmos and proptosis?

What is the mechanism of developing exophthalmos and proptosis?

Many causes: Most common is thyroid disease. But inflammation behind the eye or a tumor can also cause proptosis. ...Read more

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How do I know my exophthalmos is serious?

How do I know my exophthalmos is serious?

Serious?: Exophthalmos needs to be evaluated by an eye doctor. Once properly evaluated, your doctor can tell you if the causative condition is serious or not. ...Read more

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What is exophthalmos gravidarum?

What is exophthalmos gravidarum?

Bulging eyes: Exophthalmos means the eyes are bulging forward, giving you a "popeye" look. It is commonly associated with thyroid dysfunction. I can't find any association with "gravidarum." gravid means pregnancy, but I have never seen an association between bulging eyes and pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why is guanethidine used for exophthalmos?

It isn't: It is a rarely used anti-hypertensive agent. It would have no effect on exophthalamos. ...Read more

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How is exophthalmos related to thyroid dysfunction?

How is exophthalmos related to thyroid dysfunction?

Exophthalmos: Bulging eyes is a symptom of Graves Disease. This is autoimmune hyperthyroidism. The autoantibodies cross tear with proteins in the eye muscles and blind the eye to cause swelling which pushed the eyeball out of the socket. ...Read more

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