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ea0011p173 | Clinical case reports | ECE2006

Pretibial Myxoedema: Is this a marker for occult thyroid ophthalmopathy?

Bhattacharya B , Ullah A , McCulloch AJ , Heald AH

Introduction: Thyroid eye disease affects an estimated 400,000 people in the UK and for a sizeable minority this is an extremely unpleasant condition. Radioactive iodine treatment with I131 for thyrotoxicosis can cause sight-threatening flare-up of dysthyroid eye disease. Patients with dysthyroid eye signs should undergo specialist ophthalmology assessment prior to administration of I131.Case history: A 56 year old gentleman presented with symptoms of th...