Meeting abstracts from the 64th British Thyroid Association Annual Meeting

  title={Meeting abstracts from the 64th British Thyroid Association Annual Meeting},
  author={Luigi Bartalena and Eric Fliers and Nicola Hellen and Peter N Taylor and Arron Lacey and Daniel S. Thayer and Mohd Shazli Draman Yusof and Arshiya Tabasum and Illaria Muller and Luke Marsh and Alex Rees and Shiao Y. Chan and Scott B. Maresh Nelson and John Lazarus and Colin M Dayan and Vikki L. Poole and Rebecca J. Thompson and Jim C. W. Fong and Waraporn Imruetaicharoenchoke and Bhavika Modasia and Hannah R. Nieto and Alice Fletcher and Neil R. Sharma and Andrew S. Turnell and Nadia Pariani and Mark B. Willis and Sarah Healy and Taha Nasser and Joanne L Jones and Krishna Chatterjee and Neil P. Robertson and Alasdair John Coles and Carla Moran and Kate Langley and Anita Thapar and Barbara Torlinska and Jayne A. Franklyn and Jamie J. Coleman and Kristien Boelaert and Charlotte Hales and Sue Channon and Kirsten McEwan and Lei Zhang and Ameen Bakhsh and Michael Gyedu and Aled Rees and Onyebuchi E Okosieme and John W. Gregory and Ilaria Muller and Mohd Shazli Draman and Marian E Ludgate and Enrique Soto-Pedre and Graham Peter Leese and Kaixin Zhou and Martin L Read and Judith A. Smith and Jon Hoffman and Vicki E. Smith and Neil V Morgan and Christopher Campbell and Naomi C. Wake and John C. Watkinson and Yvonne L. Wallis and Eamonn R Maher and Christopher J McCabe and Emma R. Woodward and Su Ann Tee and David R. Bishop and Ahmed Al-sharefi and Owain Leng and Robert A. James and Rashim Salota and Andrew S Rodin and Nikhil Johri and Stephen L. Hyer and Thomas Mcdonnell and Cheong Guan Ooi and Bridget A Knight and Beverley M Shields and Elizabeth N Pearce and Lewis E. Braverman and Xuemei He and Rachel Sturley and Bijay Vaidya},
Graves’ orbitopathy (GO) is the main extrathyroidal manifestation of Graves’ disease. When fully expressed, it is characterized by inflammatory soft tissue changes, exophthalmos, ocular dysmotility causing diplopia, and, rarely, sight-threatening dysthyroid optic neuropathy (DON). The prevalence of GO among Graves’ patients seems lately declining, probably due to early diagnosis, early intervention on risk factors associated with its occurrence or progression (smoking, uncontrolled thyroid… CONTINUE READING


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