publication . Article . 2017

English

Mallika O. U; Suma Job;
Open Access
  • Published: 18 Apr 2017 Journal: Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare, volume 4, pages 1,881-1,886 (issn: 2349-2562, eissn: 2349-2570, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Level Up Business Center
Abstract
BACKGROUND Hyperthyroidism can result in ocular manifestations even before systemic signs and symptoms develop. It is seen more in females and severe forms are more common in males. Early detection of ocular involvement can prevent vision threatening complications and troublesome discomforts affecting quality of vision. This clinical study highlights the importance of detailed ocular examination in hyperthyroidism. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifty consecutive patients with ocular signs of hyperthyroidism were evaluated and followed up for an average period of 1 year. Detailed ocular examination included exophthalmometric measurements, ocular movements and Worth four-...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: eye diseasessense organsgenetic structures
free text keywords: Medicine, business.industry, business, Anesthesia, Ophthalmology, medicine.medical_specialty, Ocular myopathy, Graves Disease, Hyperthyroidism, Thyroid Myopathy., General works, R5-130.5
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