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Introduction: TAO

Description of TAO

TAO (medical condition): Thyroid eye disease is an autoimmune eye condition that,...more »

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Thyroid eye disease:
  »Introduction: Thyroid eye disease
  »Symptoms of Thyroid eye disease
  »Causes of Thyroid eye disease
  »Treatments for Thyroid eye disease

TAO as a Disease

TAO: Another name for Thyroid eye disease (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Thyroid eye disease
  »Symptoms of Thyroid eye disease
  »Causes of Thyroid eye disease
  »Treatments for Thyroid eye disease

TAO: Related Diseases

TAO: TAO is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of TAO

Some of the causes of TAO are included in the list below:

  • The condition, however, is seen in people with no other evidence of thyroid dysfunction, and occasionally in patients who have Hashimoto's Disease. Most thyroid patients, however, will not develop thyroid eye disease, and if so, only mildly so

Symptoms of TAO (Thyroid eye disease)

Some of the symptoms of TAO incude:

Treatments for TAO (Thyroid eye disease)

Treatments for TAO (Thyroid eye disease) include:

  • Topical lubrication
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tarsorrhaphy
  • Radiotherapy
  • The first priority is to deal with the primary thyroid problem. This is firstly with anti-thyroid drugs, and then with either surgery or radiotherapy

Treatment of TAO: For more treatment information about TAO, see treatment of Thyroid eye disease (TAO)

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