Table 1

Demographic data of patients with GO

VariableAllMild GO (control)Severe GO (case)P value
Sex (female:male)62:3824:838:300.07
Age48.8±12.247.38±14.449.41±11.20.44
Exophthalmos (mm)
 Right eye18.1±3.517.2±3.118.6±3.60.04
 Left eye18.8±4.717.3±3.219.5±5.20.02
Euthyroid state (current status)6926430.07
Clinical activity score (minimum– maximum)0.4±0.9 (0–6)0.2±0.6 (0–2)0.4±1.1 (0–6)0.19
Smoking9180.27
Diabetes132110.22
Treatment for GO
Intravenous methylprednisolone194150.26
Oral steroid121110.10
Orbitotomy205150.45
Treatment for thyroid disease
Antithyroid medication5416380.58
Radioiodine155101.0
Thyroidectomy5141.0
Thyroxine187110.49
  • GO, Graves’ orbitopathy.;