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Thyroid Ophthalmopathy

Long JRL - MedPix (2007)

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Affiliation: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Thyroid Ophthalmopathy

History: 45 year old male with known Graves' disease referred to ophthamology for proptosis.

Findings: Non-enhanced axial CT image of the orbits demonstrates bilateral proptosis with enlargement of the medial rectus muscle bellies with sparing of the tendonous insertions. Coronal reformatted images demonstrate symmetric bilateral enlargement of the inferior, medial, superior, and to a lesser extent, lateral retus muscles. The retrobulbar fat and globes are unremarkable.

Ddx: Graves' Ophthalmopathy Pseudotumor Lymphoma

Dxhow: Imaging characterisitcs (involvement of the muscle belly with sparing of the tendinous insertion, bilaterally symmetric) and correlation with the patient's known Graves' disease.

Exam: N/A

No MeSH data available.


Non-enhanced coronal reformatted CT images demonstrate symmetric bilateral enlargement of the inferior, medial, superior, and to a lesser extent, lateral retus muscles.  The retrobulbar fat and globes are unremarkable.
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MPX2216_synpic34292: Non-enhanced coronal reformatted CT images demonstrate symmetric bilateral enlargement of the inferior, medial, superior, and to a lesser extent, lateral retus muscles. The retrobulbar fat and globes are unremarkable.


Thyroid Ophthalmopathy

Long JRL - MedPix (2007)

Non-enhanced coronal reformatted CT images demonstrate symmetric bilateral enlargement of the inferior, medial, superior, and to a lesser extent, lateral retus muscles.  The retrobulbar fat and globes are unremarkable.
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MPX2216_synpic34292: Non-enhanced coronal reformatted CT images demonstrate symmetric bilateral enlargement of the inferior, medial, superior, and to a lesser extent, lateral retus muscles. The retrobulbar fat and globes are unremarkable.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Thyroid Ophthalmopathy

History: 45 year old male with known Graves' disease referred to ophthamology for proptosis.

Findings: Non-enhanced axial CT image of the orbits demonstrates bilateral proptosis with enlargement of the medial rectus muscle bellies with sparing of the tendonous insertions. Coronal reformatted images demonstrate symmetric bilateral enlargement of the inferior, medial, superior, and to a lesser extent, lateral retus muscles. The retrobulbar fat and globes are unremarkable.

Ddx: Graves' Ophthalmopathy Pseudotumor Lymphoma

Dxhow: Imaging characterisitcs (involvement of the muscle belly with sparing of the tendinous insertion, bilaterally symmetric) and correlation with the patient's known Graves' disease.

Exam: N/A

No MeSH data available.