Assessment of disease activity of Graves’ ophthalmopathy

  • Mark F. Prummel
  • Wilmar M. Wiersinga
  • Maarten Ph. Mourits


The concept of disease activity originates from observations of the natural course of the eye signs in patients left untreated for the ophthalmopathy, and from a small number of histologic studies performed on orbital tissues from patients with variable duration of the eye disease.


Lymphocytic Infiltrate Graves Ophthalmopathy Orbital Tissue Clinical Activity Score Inactive Patient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark F. Prummel
    • 1
  • Wilmar M. Wiersinga
  • Maarten Ph. Mourits
  1. 1.Department of Endocrinology, F5171, Academic Medical CenterUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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