What is it about?

This article reviews the most important topics of the different derangements in thyroid function and structure and its relation with eye diseases

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Why is it important?

Thyroid disorders and eye diseases are interrelated through several mechanisms thus, awareness of this relation has a great impact on early diagnosis and treatment.


Writing this article was a great pleasure. From a clinical practice viewpoint, it should be mentioned that thyroid disorders are accompanied by many ocular diseases; this is the first review summarizing this issue.

Mervat El-Eshmawy
Mansoura Specialized Medical Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University

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This page is a summary of: Thyroid and Eye: Where They Meet in Clinical Practice, Endocrine Metabolic & Immune Disorders - Drug Targets, January 2020, Bentham Science Publishers,
DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190618120107.
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