Clinical features of pediatric Graves’ orbitopathy

  title={Clinical features of pediatric Graves’ orbitopathy},
  author={Jaan Eha and Suzanne Pitz and Joachim Pohlenz},
  journal={International Ophthalmology},
Pediatric Graves’ orbitopathy is rare, thus its clinical picture is less well defined in comparison with the adult population. Therefore it is our aim to describe the clinical spectrum at our tertiary referral center. We identified 11 patients under the age of 18 years (3♂, 8♀; range 3–16 years, mean age 14.5 years) with Graves’ disease and signs of orbitopathy. Seven of them where reevaluated (mean follow-up 25 months, range 3–66 months). Eyelid retraction and proptosis were the predominant… CONTINUE READING

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