Definition of Exophthalmos. Meaning of Exophthalmos. Synonyms of Exophthalmos

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Definition of Exophthalmos

Exophthalmos
Exophthalmos Ex`oph*thal"mos, Exophthalmus Ex`oph*thal"mus, n. [NL.] (Med.) Same as Exophthalmia.

Meaning of Exophthalmos from wikipedia

- Exophthalmos (also called exophthalmus, exophthalmia, proptosis, or exorbitism) is a bulging of the eye anteriorly out of the orbit. Exophthalmos can...
- multifocal Langerhans cell histiocytosis. It is ****ociated with a triad of exophthalmos, lytic bone lesions (often in the skull), and diabetes insipidus (from...
- Infiltrative ophthalmopathy is found in Graves disease and resembles exophthalmos, except that the blurry or double vision is acquired because of weakness...
- of the orbitalis muscle. It should not be confused with its opposite, exophthalmos, which is the anterior displacement of the eye. It may be a congenital...
- sign is a sign of infrequent or incomplete blinking ****ociated with exophthalmos or Graves orbitopathy. It is accompanied by Dalrymple's sign, which is...
- was the first to describe the ****ociation of a thyroid goitre with exophthalmos (proptosis) of the eye. Graves' ophthalmopathy may occur before, with...
- eyes are often pushed forward in the eye sockets, a condition known as exophthalmos. Cline D; Hofstetter HW; Griffin JR. Dictionary of Visual Science...
- can occur in the lower leg (pretibial myxedema) and behind the eyes (exophthalmos). Myxedema is known to occur in various forms of hypothyroidism, and...
- visible above cornea) seen in Graves-Basedow disease which, together with exophthalmos causes the bulging eyes appearance. It is named for Jean Marie Charles...
- patient looks up with the head bent forwards. It occurs in patients with exophthalmos in Graves disease. The sign is named after Alexis Joffroy. Woods,...