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* Abnormality of orbital vessels ([[Vibrant exophthalmus|vibrant exophthalmus]], [[Orbital hematoma|orbital hematoma]])
 
* Abnormality of orbital vessels ([[Vibrant exophthalmus|vibrant exophthalmus]], [[Orbital hematoma|orbital hematoma]])
 
* [[Orbital tumour|orbital tumours]]
 
* [[Orbital tumour|orbital tumours]]
* [[Endocrine opthalmopathy|endocrine opthalmopathy]], see [[LEMO Classification]]
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* [[Endocrine opthalmopathy|endocrine opthalmopathy]], see [[LEMO Classification]] and [[NOSPECS]] scheme.

Latest revision as of 11:33, 5 February 2006

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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