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Category Archives: Opthalmopathy
Association between radioiodine therapy for Graves’ hyperthyroidism and thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy
Summary Two earlier studies of Graves’ Disease that found that treating Graves’ Disease with radioactive iodine rather than antithyroid drugs caused a large (3-5X) increase in the risk of developing Graves’ Opthalmopathy (GO), an eye disorder. However, there were also … Continue reading
Euthyroid and primarily hypothyroid patients develop milder and significantly more asymmetrical Graves ophthalmopathy
Summary This study examined whether symptoms of Grave’s opthalmopathy (GO) were associated with patients’ levels of thyroid antibodies and/or levels of thyroid hormones. The hypothesis is that patients with high antibody levels and/or high thyroid hormone levels would have more … Continue reading