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Thyroid Ophthalmopathy | Dx by: Image findings and given clinical history are diagnostic.


What is the normal size or diameter of the extraocular muscles?

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What is the normal size or diameter of the extraocular muscles?

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MedPix™ 38633 Image Title: Graves Ophthalmopathy
Plane: Coronal :: Modality: MR - T1W w/Gd (fat suppressed) || ACR Codes: 2246.292
There is smooth, symmetric and homogeneous thickening of all four rectus muscles bilaterally. There is sparing of the myo-tendinous junctions. Note is also made of proptosis bilaterally. There orbital fat is normal as are the optic nerves.
Case Diagnosis: Thyroid Ophthalmopathy :: By: Image findings and given clinical history are diagnostic.

Original Source: Michael J Reiter
Submitted by: Michael J Reiter - Click for Author Information
Affiliation: National Capital Consortium
Approved By: James G. Smirniotopoulos, M.D. - Click for Editor Information
Affiliation: Uniformed Services University
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