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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 9, Issue 2, December 2013 pp 250-255

Research Article

Thyroid Disorders in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus


Venkateshwarlu Nandyala1, Gandiah P.2, Sivarajappa P.3, Indira G.4

Nagashashibhushan Reddy Annavaram5

 1,3,4 Professor, 2Professor and HOD, 5Ex-Postgraduate Student

Department of Internal Medicine, SVS Medical College, Mahabubnagar Andhra Pradesh, INDIA.

Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.



Orbital cellulitis is a common condition seen by ophthalmologists. But first time presentation of orbital cellulitis & proptosis because of undiagnosed uncontrolled diabetes and the patient being unaware of diabetes is a rare occurrence. This condition in uncontrolled diabetic patients can lead to serious morbidity and CNS complications. This article presents the importance of screening of ophthal patients above 40years, which can help in decreasing the rate of complications seen in undiagnosed diabetic patients by ophthalmologists.