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Katya Tambe, Jonathan Bhargava, Ajay Tripathi, Marelena Gregory, Joyce Burns, Raghavan Sampath
PURPOSE: To analyze the efficacy of intravenous methylprednisolone (IVMP) immunosuppression in the management of active thyroid eye disease (TED). METHODS: This is a consecutive case series of 36 patients treated with 1 g of IVMP over 3 days, between January 2000 and January 2008. The indications for this treatment were moderate to severe active TED with or without optic nerve compression. RESULTS: There were 32 hyperthyroid, 2 hypothyroid, and 2 euthyroid patients in this series...
October 2010: Orbit
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