Dictionary » E » Exophthalmos-producing substance

Exophthalmos-producing substance

Exophthalmos-producing substance

a factor found in crude extract of pituitary tissue that produced exophthalmos in laboratory animals (especially fish). Its existence and role in producing exophthalmopathy in graves disease is questioned.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 695 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link