Proptosis in dysthyroid ophthalmopathy: a case series of 10,931 Japanese cases.

@article{Kozaki2010ProptosisID,
  title={Proptosis in dysthyroid ophthalmopathy: a case series of 10,931 Japanese cases.},
  author={Ai Kozaki and Rishu Inoue and Noriko Komoto and Toshine Maeda and Yoichi Inoue and Toshu Inoue and Masahiko Ayaki},
  journal={Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry},
  year={2010},
  volume={87 3},
  pages={200-4}
}
PURPOSE This observational case series investigated the occurrence and distribution of proptosis in Japanese patients with dysthyroid ophthalmopathy (DO). The relationship among lid retraction, lid swelling, and enlargement of extraocular muscles was also analyzed. METHODS From 1993 to 2002, 10 931 patients (2240 men and 8691 women, average age; 39.9 ± 14.0 years) with abnormal thyroid function were examined for proptosis. Proptosis was measured using a Hertel exophthalmometer, and lid… CONTINUE READING
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