CARLOS GALLI-MAININI, M.D.
The whole problem of the ophthalmopathy of Graves' disease of the classic and special varieties1 has aroused much interest of late in this clinic. In order to get a comprehensive view of the degree of proptosis in various stages and types of the disease, actual exophthalmometric measurements have been made in 126 consecutive thyroid cases attending the Thyroid Clinic. The findings in these, and their significance, form the subject of this report.
A modification, or elaboration of the Luedde3 exophthalmometer was employed (figure 1). Actually, two of these instruments, attached parallel to each other, were joined at right angles
GALLI-MAININI C. EXOPHTHALMOMETRIC MEASUREMENTS IN PATIENTS WITH THYROID DISEASES WITH SOME DISCUSSION OF THEIR SIGNIFICANCE1. Ann Intern Med. ;16:415–426. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-16-3-415
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;16(3):415-426.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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