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Proptosis: This occurs when there is bulging or displacement of the eye anteriorly. See detailed information below for a list of 58 causes of Proptosis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Proptosis as a symptom include:
Protrusion of one or both eyeballs; can be congenital and familial, or due to pathology, such as a retroorbital tumor (usually unilateral) or thyroid disease (usually bilateral).
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Medical Conditions associated with Proptosis:
Symptoms related to Proptosis:
Graves' disease (10 causes), Orbital inflammatory pseudotumour, Trauma with haemorrhage behind the eye, Orbital tumour, Orbital cellulitis, Optic nerve tumour, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Granuloma, Neuroblastoma (15 causes), Rhabdomyosarcoma
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