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The exophthalmos seen in Graves disease results from hypersecretion of the: (a) thyroid gland....

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The exophthalmos seen in Graves disease results from hypersecretion of the:

(a) thyroid gland.

(b) parathyroid glands.

(c) posterior pituitary.

(d) adrenal cortex.

(e) pancreas.

Human Eye:

The living organ that is considered a sense organ to detect images with the help of light-sensitive cells like rods and cones is called the human eye. Examples of common eye disorders are glaucoma, cataract, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, and refractive errors.

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The abnormal condition of the bulging eyeball that affects one or both eyes to come out of the eye socket (bone cavity in the skull) is called...

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Exophthalmos: Definition, Causes & Treatment
Exophthalmos: Definition, Causes & Treatment

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Chapter 13 / Lesson 16
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After completing this lesson you will be able to explain exophthalmos, what causes this condition, and the available treatment options. A short quiz follows this lesson.


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