Thursday, March 9, 2017

Grave's ophthalmopathy features mnemonic

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Grave's disease, a common cause of primary hyperthyroidism causes some epic features of ophthalmopathy apart from lid retraction and lid lag. Mnemonic: EPIC

E- Exophthalmos
P- Periorbital Edema
I- Involvement of ocular muscles (diplopia)
C- Conjunctival irritation and chemosis

- Jaskunwar Singh

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