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ea0035p1016 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2014

Different therapeutic outcomes in two cases with active moderate-to-severe Graves'orbitopathy treated with intravenous steroid therapy-case presentation

Zosin Ioana , Vlad Mihaela , Balas Melania , Bolintineanu Carmen

Background: GravesÂ’ orbitopathy (GO) comprises mild, moderate-to-severe and severe forms. The treatment is complex, depending on the activity and severity of the disease. Patients with active moderate-to-severe GO benefit by correction of thyrotoxicosis and glucocorticoids (GC), as first-line agents. Approximately 20-40% of cases are not responsive to GC therapy.Case presentations: There are presented two cases with active moderate-to-severe GO trea...