Coexisting Thyroid Eye Disease and Myasthenia Gravis

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Identifier EEC-Case-Thyroid Eye Disease and MG
Title Coexisting Thyroid Eye Disease and Myasthenia Gravis
Subject thyroid orbitopathy, myasthenia gravis, lid retraction, ophthalmoplegia, strabismus, diplopia
Creator Devin D. Mackay, M.D. Emory Eye Center Atlanta, Georgia; Valérie Biousse, MD Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine
Description A case of coexisting thyroid orbitopathy and myasthenia gravis. External photographs of the eyes and eyelids, as well as images from an MRI of the orbits, are included. Figure 1 : External photograph of eyes showing right lid retraction and left upper lid ptosis. Figure 2 : External photograph of eyes in the cardinal directions of gaze illustrating diffuse bilateral ophthalmoplegia. Figure 3 : MRI orbits coronal T1 post-contrast image with fat suppression showing enlarged extraocular muscles, with particular enlargement of the right>left inferior rectus muscles. Figure 4 : MRI orbits axial T1 post-contrast image with fat suppression showing mild enlargement of the right lateral rectus and medial rectus muscles.
Contributor Primary Mackay, Devin D.
Contributor Secondary Biousse, Valerie
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Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6dc0zff
Setname ehsl_novel_eec
Date Created 2014-05-08
Date Modified 2018-01-22
ID 177371
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