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    Proptosis

    Proptosis is protrusion of the eyeball. The most common cause is Graves disease, which most often causes bilateral proptosis. This image shows unilateral proptosis caused by a right orbital cavernous hemangioma.

    Image courtesy of Jonathan J. Dutton via the Online Journal of Ophthalmology (www.onjoph.com).

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