Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 Mar 24. Epub 2021 Mar 24.
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism and Nutrition, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, Mexico City, Mexico Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Purpose: Thyroid eye disease (TED) or Graves' orbitopathy starts with an active inflammatory stage (active disease) followed by resolution of inflammation and progression to a fibrotic, inactive stage. In our practice, we have encountered cases that have not had active disease despite presence of fibrotic sequelae and disease progression. We aim to delineate the clinical characteristic of this unique group of patients. Read More