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Exophthalmus

(Redirected from Proptosis)

Synonyms: Proptosis, Protrusio bulbi

1 Definition

Exophthalmus is diagnosed if the eyes' bulbi are prominent beyond the orbits accompanied by widened palpebral fissures.

Exophthalmus is a symptom requiring clarification of its cause. It is not a disease pattern of its own.

2 Causes

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