oa South African Medical Journal - Thyrotrophic exophthalmos
|Article Title||Thyrotrophic exophthalmos|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Radiology, Johannesburg General Hospital|
|Publication Date||Mar 1949|
|Pages||221 - 222|
|Keyword(s)||Proptosis, Retrobulbar pressure, Thyrotoxic exophthalmos and Thyrotrophic exophthalmos|
The cure by X-ray therapy of a severe case of thyrotrophic exophthalmos that had failed to respond to medical treatment is recorded. The opinion is expressed that acute cases of thyrotrophic exophthalmos are likely to respond well to X-ray treatment of the pituitary.
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