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ea0014p264 | (1) | ECE2007

Exophthalmos and its relation to adipokines in obese men

Caglayan Sinan , Ozisik Gokhan , Unal Melih , Ozcan Omer , Ozata Metin

Up to date, many studies were performed regarding the relationship between obesity and inflammation, and exophthalmos which is developed in thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy (GravesÂ’ ophthalmopathy). Several studies suggest that transforming orbital preadipocytes into adipocytes may cause exophthalmos because of the inflammation. Therefore, we examined the relationship exophthalmos and obesity which is also called low-grade systemic inflammation. We investigated the relat...