Thyroid orbitopathy part 1: Further study of correlation needed

Thyroid orbitopathy, also known as thyroid eye disease, thyroid ophthalmopathy and Graves’ eye disease, is an autoimmune process that affects the soft tissue and fat of the orbit. Its prevalence is more common in females than males. It most commonly occurs concurrently in the setting of thyroid disease and less frequently precedes and follows thyroid disease.

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