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Modified Ophthalmopathy Index of Bartalena et al

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Description:

The Ophthalmopathy Index of Bartalena et al is a numerical score for quantitation of the eye changes in Graves' disease. It is a modification of the Ophthalmopathy Index of Donaldson et al, which was felt to overestimate the importance of eyelid and conjunctival involvement and to underestimate factors affecting sight (optic neuropathy, corneal embarrassment, extraocular muscle involvement. The new index gives better assessment of treatment results.

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