Treating the thyroid in the presence of Graves' ophthalmopathy.

Abstract

The etiology of Graves' orbitopathy (GO) remains enigmatic. Optimal therapeutic choices for the hyperthyroidism associated with Graves' disease (GD) in the presence of GO remain controversial. Whether antithyroid drugs (ATDs), radioiodine (RAI), or thyroidectomy should be favored in such patients remains debated. Pre-therapy variables such as ethnicity, sex… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.beem.2011.09.005

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