Apr 6, 2014
263 Views
0 0

EXOPHTHALMOMETER

Written by

Also known as a proptometer. An instrument used to measure the extent of protrusion of the eyeball – a development that occurs in certain disorders such as GOITRE, TUMOUR, OEDEMA, injuries, orbital inflammation or cavernous venous thrombosis (a blood clot in the cavernous sinus in the base of the skull behind each eye). (See EXOPHTHALMOS.)

Article Categories:
Medical Dictionary

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *