proptosis


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proptosis

[präp′tō·səs]
(medicine)
A falling downward or forward, especially of an eyeball.
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Two of the earliest signs are acute proptosis and a loss of orbital compliance.
Patients with TED will, therefore, present with a non-pulsatile axial proptosis (see Figure 4).
In January 2006, a highly functional 81-year-old man with a history of peripheral vascular disease developed proptosis and pain in the left eye, which had been blind for 50 years due to unrelated causes.
Because her left proptosis was worsening, JW underwent a noncontrast head computed tomography (CT) scan.
Eye lid lag and lid retraction can occur in any thyrotoxic state, but proptosis (bulging eye) is specific for Graves' disease.
However, upon completion of the procedure when the patient was returned to a supine position, lid swelling and proptosis of his left eye were noted.
4,8) Keratitis, conjunctivitis, episcleritis, necrotizing scleritis, uveitis, retro-orbital masses leading to proptosis, and nasolacrimal duct obstruction are seen commonly.
Marked proptosis with prolonged exposure of cornea and sclera to air dust can lead to keratitis and corneal ulcers (see Table 1).
Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a left orbital apex meningioma with proptosis.
Her examination revealed a highly anxious diaphoretic woman, with tachycardia at 140 beats/minute, BP 155/96 mmHg, asymmetrical proptosis, fine tremors and an enlarged, palpable thyroid.
The most common symptoms are nasal obstruction, rhinorrhea, recurrent otitis media, and proptosis.
An incident was reported where a child presented with severe proptosis and chemosis, resulting in a sharp decline in vision and a relative afferent pupillary defect.