proptosis


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proptosis

[präp′tō·səs]
(medicine)
A falling downward or forward, especially of an eyeball.
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B-D) Clinical signs with different appearances showing cataracts, proptosis, or hyperemia.
Proptosis pushes the eyes forward, resulting in swollen and red eyes that appear to be "staring" or "bulging".
The commonest clinical presentation in our experience was proptosis with associated conjunctival chemosis (76.
The patient was assessed as having complete ophthalmoplegia, ptosis and proptosis of the left eye.
8 As stated earlier those who survive with or without some sort of coronal suture surgery need maxillaofacial surgeon for advancement of fronto facial and mid facial part of skull to correct the proptosis and for cosmetic reason.
On ophthalmologic examination, no pathology was observed in vision and eye movements except for proptosis.
Chemicals in smoke stimulate the immune system causing inflammation of the tissues resulting in proptosis.
Therefore, the aim of this study was to assess proptosis measurement by multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and compare it to Hertel exophthalmometry as the current standard.
A 41-year-old woman was referred to the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for the evaluation of a large, right-sided orbital mass that had been found incidentally during imaging for proptosis.
These include horn sinuses and horn fractures, haematoma, otitis, hearing loss, keratoconjuctivitis, cherry eye, proptosis, uveitis, hypopyon, corneal ulcers, cataract, entropion, snoring, nasal polyps, brachycephalic airway syndrome, torticollosis, guttural pouch diseases, dysphagia, masticatory muscle myositis and neoplasms.
If ptosis, proptosis, and chemosis are also additionally found, it is severe exophthalmic ocular myositis (SEOM) (6).