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Late reactivation of thyroid associated ophthalmopathy causing optic neuropathy
  1. H Bunting,
  2. O Creten,
  3. M Muhtaseb,
  4. G Shuttleworth
  1. Singleton Hospital, Swansea, UK
  1. Mr H Bunting, Department of Ophthalmology, Singleton Hospital, Sketty Lane, Swansea SA2 8QA, UK; hjbunting11{at}


We describe a case of thyroid associated ophthalmopathy complicated by optic neuropathy presenting 18 years after the diagnosis of dysthyroidism, due to late reactivation of a previously stable ophthalmopathy.

  • thyroid
  • ophthalmopathy
  • neuropathy
  • reactivation

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