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Proptosis (exophthalmos)

Proptosis (exophthalmos) is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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DDx

  • Graves’ ophthalmopathy
  • Orbital cellulitis
  • Orbital pseudotumor
  • Tumor, eg, hemangioma, optic nerve glioma
  • Trauma or orbital hemorrhage
  • Retracted eyelid (normal variant)
  • Inflammatory disease, eg, Wegener’s granulomatosis, sarcoidosis
  • Carotid cavernous fistula, dural arteriovenous malformation (AVM), or cavernous sinus thrombosis
  • Posterior scleritis
  • Hand-Schuller-Christian disease (eosinophilic granuloma)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Proptosis (exophthalmos)." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114390/all/Proptosis__exophthalmos_.
Zeiger RF. Proptosis (exophthalmos). Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114390/all/Proptosis__exophthalmos_. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Proptosis (exophthalmos). In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114390/all/Proptosis__exophthalmos_
Zeiger RF. Proptosis (exophthalmos) [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114390/all/Proptosis__exophthalmos_.
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