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    Exophthalmos

    Graves disease, a type of hyperthyroidism, causes the eyes to bulge outward (exophthalmos). The eyelids may not close completely.

    By permission of the publisher. From Mulligan M, Cousins M. In Atlas of Anesthesia: Preoperative Preparation and Intraoperative Monitoring. Edited by R Miller (series editor) and JL Lichtor. Philadelphia, Current Medicine, 1998.

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