Exophthalmos: Definition, Causes & Treatment


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Which of the following conditions would likely cause exophthalmos?

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1. What is exophthalmos?

2. Which of the following measures may help alleviate the light sensitivity that sometimes accompanies exophthalmos?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess what you know about exophthalmos causes and treatment with this quiz and worksheet. Recognize the conditions that would initiate exophthalmos and define exophthalmos properly.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study tools will gauge what you know of how to:

  • Identify preventative measures for exophthalmos symptoms
  • Name a medicine that is prescribed for extreme cases
  • Recognize a person that has a high probability of developing Graves' disease

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will teach you these skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about conditions that might cause exophthalmos in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding exophthalmos and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding prescribed medications for this condition

Additional Learning

Learn about causes and treatment for exophthalmos with this lesson entitled Exophthalmos: Definition, Causes & Treatment. Once you have finished the lesson, you will have learned the following study points:

  • Be able to explain Graves' disease
  • Recognize and understand treatment options
  • Gain a better perspective of how the human body can fight disease