Sunday, 15 December 2013

Thyroid signs

Order of appearance of signs
1. Stellwags sign — Mild
First sign to appear
2. Von Graefes sign — Mild
3. Joffroys sign -Moderate
4. Moebius sign — Severe
Important signs to be remembered
Visible lower sclera- sign of exophthalmos
Naffziger's sign
VonGraefes sign—upper lid lag— contraction /overactivity of the involuntary part of the
levator palpebrae superioris muscle
Muller's muscle
Joffroy’s sign
Moebius sign— most important—early sign of ophthalmoplegia

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