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orbital pseaudotumor

I have been treated for the past 8 months with an orbital psdeudotumor with predinsone I have been off the prednosone for about a month pain is lowly returning to behind the right eye.. I now have an enlarged thyroid gland ultrasound shows nodule.. I have an appointmet with an endocrinologist.. could all this be related? could this be graves desease? I am a 43 yr old female
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Yes, they could possibly be related or maybe not. Orbital pseudotumor is often more inflamed an painful that grave's disease exophthalmos which causes bulgy, protruding eyes with a startled appearance to the eyelids.  You should be seeing an ophthalmologist that specializes in orbital and reconstructive surgery..

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