Late reactivation of thyroid orbitopathy.

  title={Late reactivation of thyroid orbitopathy.},
  author={Dinesh Selva and Celia Chen and Georgina King},
  journal={Clinical & experimental ophthalmology},
  volume={32 1},
BACKGROUND Thyroid orbitopathy is characterized by spontaneous remissions and exacerbations. Although data on the natural history are scarce, the active phase is usually self-limited, encompassing an average period of 18-36 months. Late reactivation, defined as active orbitopathy occurring after more than 5 years of quiescent disease, appears to be an uncommon and poorly documented event. The aim of the present study was to assess the incidence and characteristics of late reactivation of… CONTINUE READING


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