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Glossary for Exophthalmos

Medical terms related to Exophthalmos or mentioned in this section include:

  • Aneurysm: Swelling or ballooning of part of an artery
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Bulging eyes: Bulging or protruding eyes
  • Chromosome 10p deletion syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where there is a deletion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 10 resulting in variable abnormalities.
  • Chromosome 15 inverted duplication: A rare chromosomal disorder involving an duplicated section of chromosome 15 which is reversed end-to-end resulting in various abnormalities.
  • Craniofacial dysostosis type 1: A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature joining of certain skull bones during development which has an impact on the shape of the head and face. Features include poor vision, hypoplasia of maxilla an impaired hearing.
  • Cutaneous Anthrax: A skin infection caused by the spores of the anthrax bacteria called Bacillus anthracis. The infection occurs when the spores enter broken skin and result in a small red bump which blisters. The blister ruptures and forms a dark scab over dead tissue.
  • Dermoid cyst: Benign cystic tumor often containing skin, hair, and other tissue
  • Exophthalmos in newborns: Exophthalmos in newborns refers to a newborn infant who has a bulging eyeball.
  • Eye cancer: A malignancy that affects the eye
  • Eye infection: AN infection that occurs in the eye
  • Eye symptoms: Symptoms affecting the eye
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Graves Disease: A condition which is an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid resulting hyperthyroidism
  • Graves disease: A condition which is an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid resulting hyperthyroidism
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hyperthyroidism: The excessive activity of the thyroid gland
  • Kleeblattschaedel syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a head the is somewhat cloverleaf shaped.
  • Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis: A condition which is characterized by proliferation of Langerhans cells
  • Leukemia: Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells.
  • Lowry-Maclean syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, retarded growth, glaucoma, congenital heart defects and premature fusion of skull bones.
  • Meningioma: A slow-growing tumor of the meninges that is not cancerous. Symptoms are determined by the size and location of the tumor.
  • Microcephaly, corpus callosum dysgenesis and cleft lip-palate: A rare disorder characterized by a small head, abnormal brain development and a cleft lip and palate.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neu-Laxova Syndrome: A rare fatal genetic disorder characterized by microcephaly and multiple congenital abnormalities. Death occurs during the fetal or newborn stage.
  • Orbital fracture: The orbit and its contents are affected by orbital floor fractures
  • Periorbital Cellulitis: Bacterial infection of the superficial tissues surrounding the eyes, often following a conjunctivitis or middle ear infection
  • Polyarteritis nodosa: A serious blood vessel disease where small and medium-sized arteries become swollen and damaged and are unable to adequately supply oxygenated blood to various tissues in the body. The disease can occur in a mild form or a serious, rapidly fatal form.
  • Protruding eyes in children: Protruding eyes in children refers to eyes that stick out or bulge out more than average.
  • Schinzel Giedion Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by many skeletal and genital anomalies, unusual face, mental retardation and kidney malformations.
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sinusitis: Inflammation of the sinus passages (as a symptom)
  • Sturge-Weber Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by excessive blood vessel growth, calcium accumulation inside the brain and seizures.
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Thyroid disorders: Any medical condition which affects the thyroid
  • Thyroid eye disease: Thyroid eye disease is an autoimmune eye condition that, while separate from thyroid disease, is often seen in conjunction with Graves' Disease.
  • Tumor: Abnormal tissue growth which may be malignant or benign.
  • Wegener's granulomatosis: A rare disease involving blood vessel inflammation which can affect the blood flow to various tissues and organs and hence cause damage. The respiratory system and the kidneys are the main systems affected.

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