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abadie's sign of exophthalmic goiter in Medicine

Abadie's sign of exophthalmic goiter

(ăb′ə-dēz, ä-bə-)
  1. Spasm of the elevator muscle of the upper eyelid seen in Graves' disease as well as normally as a result of tension or fatigue.
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