Exophthalmos induced by exogenous steroids

Barrett Katz, Raymond Carmody

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Two cases of bilateral exophthalmos secondary to chronic steroid therapy are presented. Exophthalmos has been reported in Cushing's disease, in which endogenous steroid production is elevated. Exophthalmos associated with chronic exogenous steroid administration is an unusual although benign form of ocular proptosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)250-252
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1986
Externally publishedYes


  • Cushing's disease
  • Exophthalmos
  • Orbit disease
  • Proptosis
  • Steroid therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Neurology


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