Oculoplastics

Recognizing subtle clinical differences between adult and pediatric patients with thyroid eye disease (TED) will help clinicians manage cases more effective, according to a study.

In this retrospective case series, 19 patients with pediatric TED with a median age at diagnosis of 12.5 years, were included. In 52.6% of the patients, TED and thyroid disease onset happened at the same time. Of these patients, all were hyperthyroid with the exception of one.

Symptoms reported at the time of TED diagnosis included proptosis (84.2%), lid retraction (63.2%), and acquired…


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ASOPRS Fall Meeting to be held virtually

The American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery announced that the 51st Annual Fall Scientific Symposium will not be held in-person but instead virtually, according to a letter sent to attendees.

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  1. Oct 22, 2020

Milder clinical manifestations found in pediatric thyroid eye disease

Recognizing subtle clinical differences between adult and pediatric patients with thyroid eye disease (TED) will help clinicians manage cases more effective, according to a study.

In this retrospective case series, 19 patients with pediatric TED with a median age at diagnosis of 12.5…