Radiology Notes

My notes during radiology residency, fellowship, and beyond…

Thyroid Ophthalmopathy

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  • most common cause of proptosis
  • 90% bilateral
  • inferior rectus and medial rectus muscle body enlargement with sparing of tendon insertions
  • hyper or euthyroid
  • become fibrotic and fatty change
  • DDx:
    • myositis
    • pseudotumor
    • vascular: fistula, thrombosis, AVM
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Written by lmwong

January 25, 2010 at 11:01 am

Posted in eye, neuro, orbit, thyroid

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