[Comparative examination of endocrine ophthalmopathy by means of ultrasonography, computerized tomography and fish bioassay].

@article{Mann1979ComparativeEO,
  title={[Comparative examination of endocrine ophthalmopathy by means of ultrasonography, computerized tomography and fish bioassay].},
  author={Klaus Mann and W Sch{\"o}ner and K. Maier-Hauff and Ronny Rothe and Dieter Juengst and Hans J{\"o}rg Karl},
  journal={Klinische Wochenschrift},
  year={1979},
  volume={57 16},
  pages={831-7}
}
In 35 patients with Graves' ophthalmopathy (GO) thyroid function was tested by T3-RIA, T4-RIA, TBI, TRH-test, thyroid scanning, and determination of thyroid autoantibodies. Additional ultrasonography (A-scan), computed tomography (CT) of the orbit, and the determination of an exophthalmogenic serum activity in fish bioassay was performed. Typical alterations for GO were observed in 26 cases with ultrasonography. CT showed an enlargement of medial and/or lateral rectus muscles in 24 of 33… CONTINUE READING