Enlargement of the optic nerve sheath complex in thyroid ophthalmopathy

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      Unilateral Graves' ophthalmopathy is an unusual finding on cranial computed tomography. The case presented illustrates the unusual finding of enlargement of the optic nerve sheath complex on cranial computed tomography.
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