Assessment and management of the patient with Graves' ophthalmopathy.

  title={Assessment and management of the patient with Graves' ophthalmopathy.},
  author={Rebecca S. Bahn},
  journal={Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists},
  volume={1 3},
The appropriate management of a patient with Graves' ophthalmopathy (GO) can be determined only following a careful assessment of the signs and symptoms of the disease. A detailed examination and discussion allows the clinician to determine which components of the disease are most troublesome to that particular patient. The advantages and disadvantages of the various treatment options for each disease component can be best understood in light of current concepts of the pathogenesis of GO. This… CONTINUE READING

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