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Table 2 Response to RT by symptom category

From: Clinical outcomes of radiotherapy as initial local therapy for Graves’ ophthalmopathy and predictors of the need for post-radiotherapy decompressive surgery

Category No. (%) CR No. (%) CR/PR No. (%)
NOSPECS:    
Soft tissue 56 (61.5) 8 (14.3) 32 (57.1)
Proptosis 65 (71.4) 4 (6.2) 27 (41.5)
EOM dysfunction 47 (51.6) 13 (27.7) 21 (44.7)
Corneal Involvement 0 (0)   
Sight loss 35 (38.5) 7 (20) 13 (37.1)
Diplopia 72 (79.1) 15 (20.8) 38 (52.8)
Orbital pain 38 (41.8) 25 (65.8) 28 (73.7)
Tearing 51 (56) 13 (25.5) 32 (62.7)
  1. RT = radiation therapy, CR = complete response.
  2. PR = partial response, EOM = extraocular eye muscles.