Comparative proteomic analysis of tear fluid in Graves' disease with and without orbitopathy.

@article{Aass2016ComparativePA,
  title={Comparative proteomic analysis of tear fluid in Graves' disease with and without orbitopathy.},
  author={Cecilie Aass and Ingrid Norheim and Erik Fink Eriksen and Ellen Charlotte B{\o}rnick and Per Medb{\o}e Thorsby and Milaim Pepaj},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2016},
  volume={85 5},
  pages={
          805-812
        }
}
BACKGROUND Graves' orbitopathy (GO) is a severe organ-specific autoimmune inflammatory ocular complication most often associated with Graves' disease (GD). Besides the cosmetic problems these patients develop, GO may also cause severe, sight-threatening complications. Additionally, GO complicates the treatment of patients with GD, making the identification of Graves patients at risk for eye disease before they develop symptoms a critical step in the clinical management and quality of life of… CONTINUE READING
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