Researchers shed light on vascular growth factors in thyroid eye disease

Posted by on August 17, 2016 5:21 pm
Categories: health

Researchers have identified new underlying mechanisms of proptosis in patients with acute thyroid eye disease. Researchers describe vascular growth factors causing an abnormal proliferation of blood vessels, as well as the rare formation of lymphatic vessels, that may contribute to the dangerous swelling and inflammation that occurs in the orbits of these patients.

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