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Abadie's sign of exophthalmic goiter

Abadie's sign of exophthalmic goiter is Spasm of the Levator Palpebrae Superioris muscle with retraction of the upper lid (so that sclera is visible above cornea) seen in Graves-Basedow disease which, together with exophthalmos causes the bulging eyes appearance.
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Photo showing Abadie's sign of exopthalmic goiter in a man with Graves' disease.

It is named for Jean Marie Charles Abadie.[1][2]

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References

  1. ^ synd/53 at Who Named It?
  2. ^ Whitworth, Judith A.; Firkin, Barry G. (1996). Dictionary of medical eponyms. New York: Parthenon Pub. ISBN 1-85070-333-7. 

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