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Theodore's syndrome

Theodore's syndrome: Introduction

Theodore's syndrome: A condition involving the surface of the eye and characterized by periods of inflammation of the conjunctiva - especially the part of the conjunctiva that forms the outermost layer of the whites of the eyes. The exact cause of the condition is unknown. It is important to note that roughly half of patients with this eye condition have and underlying thyroid problem or some other autoimmune condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Theodore's syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Theodore's syndrome

Treatments for Theodore's syndrome

  • Lubrication of the eye or topical cyclosporine A can alleviate symptoms in some cases. Sometime surgery, cautery or chemotherapy with silver nitrate to remove the problem conjunctiva may be needed. Some patients may improve by using a large contact lens
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Causes of Theodore's syndrome

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Theodore's syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Prognosis for Theodore's syndrome

Prognosis for Theodore's syndrome: Treatment usually helps alleviate symptoms but the condition may recur for usually one to ten years.

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More information about Theodore's syndrome

  1. Theodore's syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Prognosis

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