oa South African Medical Journal - Adrenal steroid hormone therapy in malignant exophthalmos - report of a case

Volume 30, Issue 13
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The clinical effects of treatment of a patient suffering from unilateral malignant exophthalmos by means of cortisone and prednisone, as an alternative to radiotherapy to the pituitary gland or decompression of the orbit, showed that in this case results were highly satisfactory, provided that the hormones were administered in high dosage over a prolonged period.

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