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Graves Ophthalmopathy Summary

Description: An autoimmune disorder of the EYE, occurring in patients with Graves disease. Subtypes include congestive (inflammation of the orbital connective tissue), myopathic (swelling and dysfunction of the extraocular muscles), and mixed congestive-myopathic ophthalmopathy.

Also Known As: Congestive Ophthalmopathy; Dysthyroid Ophthalmopathy; Edematous Ophthalmopathy; Myopathic Ophthalmopathy; Ophthalmopathies, Thyroid-Associated Show All >>

Networked: 1063 relevant articles (84 outcomes, 140 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Graves Ophthalmopathy

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Methylprednisolone : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 36 results : FDA 18 Generic
  2. Troleandomycin (TAO) : 6 outcomes 32 studies in 239 results : FDA 2
  3. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 5 outcomes 7 studies in 34 results : IBA
  4. Steroids : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 15 results : IBA
  5. Octreotide (Sandostatin) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 17 results : FDA 14 Generic
  6. Glucocorticoids : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 32 results : IBA
  7. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 10 results : FDA 1
  8. rituximab (Mabthera) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 13 results : FDA 3
  9. Triamcinolone (Aristocort) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 4 results : FDA 27
  10. Prednisone (Sone) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 19 results : FDA 119 Generic
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Diseases Related to Graves Ophthalmopathy

  1. Optic Nerve Diseases (Optic Neuropathy)
  2. Exophthalmos (Proptosis)
  3. Hyperthyroidism
  4. Hypothyroidism
  5. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Libman-Sacks Disease)
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Key Therapies for Graves Ophthalmopathy

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  1. Decompression : 15 outcomes 8 studies in 100 results
  2. Radiotherapy : 12 outcomes 15 studies in 72 results
  3. Plasma Exchange : 3 outcomes in 7 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 outcomes in 2 results
  5. Thyroidectomy : 1 outcome 2 studies in 20 results
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