Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
Symptoms » Protruding eyes
 

Protruding eyes

Protruding eyes: Protruding eyes is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Bulging eyes.

Causes of Bulging eyes (Protruding eyes): See detailed list of causes below.

Medical Book Extracts related to Bulging eyes (Protruding eyes): Refer to the excerpt book sections about Bulging eyes below.

Bulging eyes (medical symptom): Bulging or protruding eyes

Causes of Bulging eyes (Protruding eyes)

The list of causes of Bulging eyes (Protruding eyes) includes:

» See full list of 20 causes of Bulging eyes

Disease Database also lists the following causes for Bulging eyes (Protruding eyes):

» See full list of 21 causes of Bulging eyes (Protruding eyes)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

»Find out more about causes and symptoms of Bulging eyes (Protruding eyes) at the Symptom Center

More Specific Symptoms for Protruding eyes:

Review the causes of the following types of more specific symptoms for Protruding eyes:

Related Symptoms for Protruding eyes

Research the causes of these related symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Protruding eyes:

Broader Symptom Types for Protruding eyes:

Research the causes of these symptoms that are more broader types of symptom than Protruding eyes:

More Symptom Information for Protruding eyes

For a medical symptom description of 'Protruding eyes', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Bulging eyes (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Protruding eyes' may be possible.

More information on symptom: Bulging eyes:

Medical Textbook Extracts for Protruding eyes

Free access to excerpts from published medical book extracts about the causes and diagnosis of Bulging eyes from the following published medical books is available for more detailed information that is related to Protruding eyes.

EXOPHTHALMOS
(Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs)

... Is it bilateral or unilateral? Bilateral exophthalmos would suggest hyperthyroidism. Unilateral exophthalmos suggests orbital tumor, abscess, or aneurysm. If it is ... DIAGNOSTIC WORKUP ... READ EXCERPTS »

EYE PAIN
(Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs)

... Is there redness of the eye? Redness of the eye suggests definite eye pathology. Without redness, one should suspect disease in the adjacent structures or ... DIAGNOSTIC WORKUP ... READ EXCERPTS »

Red Eye
(In a Page: Signs and Symptoms)

... A red eye is a diagnostic sign of ocular inflammation, which may be caused by a multitude of conditions. Most cases are benign and can be effectively managed by the primary care physician. Misdiagnosis of the more emergent... Differential Diagnosis ... Workup and Diagnosis ... Treatment ... READ EXCERPTS »

Proptosis/Exophthalmos
(In a Page: Signs and Symptoms)

... Proptosis, or exophthalmos, may be caused by inflammatory, infectious, neoplastic, traumatic, or vascular etiologies. Thyroid-associated orbitopathy is by far the most common cause of proptosis.... Differential Diagnosis ... Workup and Diagnosis ... Treatment ... READ EXCERPTS »

Proptosis/Exophthalmos
(In A Page: Pediatric Signs and Symptoms)

... Proptosis is a finding that usually signals significant pathology. Regardless of duration of symptoms, a rapid evaluation is necessary to discover and treat malignancy or conditions that will result... Differential Diagnosis ... Workup and Diagnosis ... Treatment ... READ EXCERPTS »

Scleral Injection (Red Eye)
(In A Page: Pediatric Signs and Symptoms)

... Red eye is a “basket” term that encompasses a wide range of ophthalmic conditions. Most conditions are self-limited; however, red eye can be a sign of serious eye disease. Presence of pain helps to distinguish... Differential Diagnosis ... Workup and Diagnosis ... Treatment ... READ EXCERPTS »

Toeing Out
(In A Page: Pediatric Signs and Symptoms)

... Toeing out, or out-toeing, is not as common as intoeing. Excessive out-toeing is considered a normal variant. Observation and parental reassurance are the mainstays of therapy. Differential Diagnosis ... Workup and Diagnosis ... Treatment ... READ EXCERPTS »

EXOPHTHALMOS
(Differential Diagnosis in Primary Care)

... The mnemonic VINDICATE is a useful and quick way to recall the causes of exophthalmos (for enophthalmos see the section on ptosis, page 441). V—Vascular disorders include a carotid– ... READ EXCERPTS »

EYE PAIN
(Differential Diagnosis in Primary Care)

... Applying the mnemonic MINT to the various anatomic parts of the eye will aid in systematically developing a list of diagnostic possibilities for eye pain. M—Malformations most ... READ EXCERPTS »

RED EYE
(Differential Diagnosis in Primary Care)

... Most textbooks consider the causes of red eye as conjunctivitis, iritis, or glaucoma, but it may be the result of taking the night plane from Los Angeles to New York. If these are all the causes you can remember you will be sadly mistaken in ... READ EXCERPTS »

Exophthalmos
(Handbook of Signs & Symptoms (Third Edition))

... Exophthalmos — the abnormal protrusion of one or both eyeballs — may result from hemorrhage, edema, or inflammation behind the eye; extraocular muscle relaxation; or space-occupying intraorbital lesions... History and physical examination ... Medical causes ... Special considerations ... History and physical examination ... ... Special considerations ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Eye pain
(Handbook of Signs & Symptoms (Third Edition))

... Eye pain may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also be characterized as a foreign-body sensation. This sign varies from mild to severe;... Emergency interventions   ... History and physical examination ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Exophthalmos
(Professional Guide to Diseases (Eighth Edition))

... Exophthalmos (also called proptosis) is the unilateral or bilateral bulging or protrusion of the eyeballs or their apparent forward displacement (with lid retraction). The prognosis depends on the... Causes ... Signs and symptoms ... Diagnosis ... Treatment ... Special considerations ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Exophthalmos [Proptosis]
(Professional Guide to Signs & Symptoms (Fifth Edition))

... Exophthalmos—the abnormal protrusion of one or both eyeballs—may result from hemorrhage, edema, or inflammation behind the eye; extraocular muscle relaxation; or... History and physical examination ... Medical causes ... Special considerations ... Pediatric pointers ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Eye pain [Ophthalmalgia]
(Professional Guide to Signs & Symptoms (Fifth Edition))

... Eye pain may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also be characterized as a foreign-body sensation. This sign varies from mild to severe; its duration and exact location... Emergency interventions ... History and physical examination ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Special considerations ... Pediatric pointers ... Geriatric pointers ... Patient counseling ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Red Eye
(The 10-Minute Diagnosis Manual: Symptoms and Signs in the Time-Limited Encounter)

... John E. Sutherland The most frequent causes of “red eye”—conjunctivitis, trauma, allergies, subconjunctival hemorrhage, and lid problems—are usually... Approach ... History ... Physical examination ... Testing ... Diagnostic assessment ... READ EXCERPTS »

Eye Pain
(Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis)

... Differential Overview ❑ Conjunctivitis ❑ Corneal abrasion ❑ Foreign body ❑ Sinusitis ... Diagnostic Approach ... Clinical Findings ... READ EXCERPTS »

Red Eye
(Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis)

... Differential Overview ❑ Viral conjunctivitis ❑ Allergic conjunctivitis ❑ Bacterial... Diagnostic Approach ... Clinical Findings ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Exophthalmos
(Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis)

... Differential Overview ❑ Grave disease ❑ Familial ❑ Orbital asymmetry ... Diagnostic Approach ... Clinical Findings ... READ EXCERPTS »

Eye pain
(Alarming Signs and Symptoms: Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Series)

... Eye pain may be described as a burning, throbbing, itching, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also be characterized as a foreign-body sensation. This sign varies from mild to severe; its duration and exact... Assessment ... History ... Physical examination ... Pediatric pointers ... Geriatric pointers ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Nursing considerations ... Patient teaching ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Exophthalmos
(Signs & Symptoms: A 2-in-1 Reference for Nurses)

... Exophthalmosthe abnormal protrusion of one or both eyeballsmay result from hemorrhage, edema, or inflammation behind the eye; extraocular muscle relaxation; or space-occupying intraorbital... History ... Physical assessment ... Medical causes ... Special considerations ... Pediatric pointers ... Patient counseling ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Eye pain
(Signs & Symptoms: A 2-in-1 Reference for Nurses)

... Eye pain, or ophthalmalgia, may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also be characterized as a foreign-body sensation. This sign varies from mild to severe; its duration and... Emergency Actions ... History ... Physical assessment ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Special considerations ... Pediatric pointers ... Geriatric pointers ... Patient counseling ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Red Eye
(The Diagnostic Approach to Symptoms and Signs in Pediatrics)

...Most cases of a red eye are due to relativelyminor infectious or allergic causes. Some cases, however, reflectmore serious eye pathology, which must be investigated further. Principal ... Clinical Features and Diagnosis ... Diagnostic Approach ... References ... READ EXCERPTS »

Proptosis
(The Diagnostic Approach to Symptoms and Signs in Pediatrics)

...Proptosis is the protrusion or forward displacementof the eye. Principal Causes of Proptosis Trauma Infection/inflammation Orbitalcellulitis/abscess ... Clinical Features and Diagnosis ... Diagnostic Approach ... References ... READ EXCERPTS »

Exophthalmos [Proptosis]
(Nursing: Interpreting Signs and Symptoms)

... Exophthalmos—the abnormal protrusion of one or both eyeballs—may result from hemorrhage, edema, or inflammation behind the eye; extraocular muscle relaxation; or space-occupying intraorbital lesions... History and physical examination ... Medical causes ... Nursing considerations ... Patient teaching ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Eye pain [Ophthalmalgia]
(Nursing: Interpreting Signs and Symptoms)

... Eye pain may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also be characterized as a foreign-body sensation. This sign varies from mild to severe; its duration and exact... History and physical examination ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Nursing considerations ... Patient teaching ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Copyright notice for book excerpts: Copyright © 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. All rights reserved.

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise