- malignant exophthalmos
- the severe exophthalmos of Graves orbitopathy, in which there is marked edema and infiltration of the orbital tissues and extraocular muscles, protrusion, and stare.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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