endocrine disease

thyroid disease affects what part of the eye
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scleral show/eyelid retraction/proptosis - infalmmation can push eyelid forward

lagopthalmos - eyelid not able to cover whole eye since retracted, incomplete ability to blink which can lead to inability to move tears

ocular surface diseaseL tear volume, exposure keratitis - can lead to blindness (superficial punctate keratitis)

periorbital edema - swelling ocular adnexa + fat pads

diplopia - swelling cause eye to move and lead to diplopia (inferior rectus impacted first)

optic neuopathy - compression can lead to blindness
pituitary edema ocular complicationsmotility defects - diplopia ptosis nystagmus headaches swollen ON increase intracranial pressure -> optic atrophy 9possibly mistaken for gluacomacushings syndrome - __________ cortisol in bloodexcess cortisol in bloodcushings syndrome primary cause secondary causeprimary cause: adrenal tumor secondary cause: tumor of pituitary glandcushings syndrome at riskstress steroid use autoimmune diseasecushings syndrome ocular complicationsexophthalmos - retro-orbital fat deposition elevated introcular pressure - ocular hypertension cataracts - long term high cortisol levels central serous retinopathy - sub-retinal fluid leads to retinal detachment or retinal pigmented epithelium detachmentaddison's diseaseplasma levels of cortisol are chronically lower than normal (adrenal insufficiency)addison;s disease leads tolow blood pressurecause of addison's diseaseautoimmune, tumors