Exophthalmos induced by exogenous steroids

Barrett Katz, Raymond Carmody

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Abstract

Two cases of bilateral exophthalmos secondary to chronic steroid therapy are presented. Exophthalmos has been reported in Cushing's disease, in which endogenous steroid production is elevated. Exophthalmos associated with chronic exogenous steroid administration is an unusual although benign form of ocular proptosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)250-252
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology
Volume6
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1986

Keywords

  • Cushing's disease
  • Exophthalmos
  • Orbit disease
  • Proptosis
  • Steroid therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Neurology

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