Thyroid eye disease (TED) is an eye condition characterized by progressive inflammation and damage to the muscles and soft tissues in and around the eyes. This especially affects extraocular muscles (the muscles present in the orbit but outside the eyeball), connective, and fatty tissues. Read more: How Common Is Thyroid Eye Disease? Article
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Thyroid eye disease (TED) is a rare eye condition characterized by progressive inflammation of and damage to the muscles and soft tissues in and around the eyes, especially the extraocular muscles (the muscles present in the orbit but outside the eyeball), connective, and fatty tissue.
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