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The syndrome of idiopathic episodic unilateral mydriasis probably comprises a heterogeneous group of conditions that result in parasympathetic insufficiency of the iris sphincter in some patients, and sympathetic hyperactivity of the iris dilator in others. Patients with episodes similar in characte Unilateral miosis or Horner's syndrome often raises the suspicion of carotid artery dissection, especially if painful and accompanied by contralateral limb weakness.1 In contrast, isolated mydriasis has rarely been reported in connection with compromised carotid artery flow as a consequence of surgery or trauma.2,3⇓ We describe a patient in whom unilateral mydriasis was caused by the. A unilaterally dilated pupil is often viewed as an ominous sign. However, a majority of patients with a neurologically isolated unilateral mydriasis have a benign process. 1 Detailed history and.. The Unilateral mydriasis observed in this patient was as a result of an Increased intracranial pressure (ICP). Increased Intracranial pressure (ICP) is a medical emergency. Early diagnosis and prompt treatment is very crucial to ensuring a good prognosis. Pathologies such as severe dehydration tha

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Benign episodic unilateral mydriasis

  1. imal constriction to light on the right side (8 mm right eye, 3 mm left eye). There was light-near dissociation.
  2. ConclusionUndoubtedly, the mydriasis associated to headache is a Red this patientsto ruled-out must life-threateningto be evaluated withconditions; neuroimaging.Ina possible cases where diagnosis secondary of headache been ruled-putbebe considered.present in migranous This conditionof Unilateral characteristic Mydriasisoccur in patientswithout migraine history
  3. Benign episodic unilateral mydriasis (BEUM) is a temporary condition that creates a dilated pupil in only one eye. Often individuals with this condition will also experience a mild headache, eye..
  4. Unilateral mydriasis (anisocoria), suggesting serious neurological injury, has been attributed to topical cocaine [467 ]
  5. Pharmacologic Mydriasis Pharmacologic agents are a common cause of isolated unilateral or bilateral mydriasis. Drugs can produce mydriasis either by stimulation of the sympathetic innervation of the dilator pupillae or by inhibition of the parasympathetic innervation to the sphincter pupillae
  6. Benign episodic unilateral mydriasis is an isolated benign cause of intermittent pupil asymmetry. The exact pathophysiology is not always understood. According to one hypothesis, it is due to discordance between the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems. It is occasionally seen in patients with migraine
  7. Conclusions: The syndrome of idiopathic episodic unilateral mydriasis probably comprises a heterogeneous group of conditions that result in parasympathetic insuffi­ciency of the iris sphincter in some patients, and sympathetic hyperactivity of the iris dilator in others

It contains parasympatholytic alkaloids such as atropine, hyoscyamine and scopolamine. Accidental exposure to these plants can produce unilateral mydriasis.1-3 The underlying pharmacological mechanism is blockade of the muscarinic receptors leading to paralysis of the smooth muscle of the pupillary sphincter and ciliary muscles Unilateral mydriasis due to Angel's trumpet This case adds to the differential diagnosis of acute anisocoria in otherwise healthy children. An accurate and detailed history will avoid unnecessary and expensive diagnostic tests. It is important for parents and garden suppliers have information about the potential adverse effects after handling

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Benign episodic unilateral mydriasis Ey

In contrast, the tonic pupil is usually unilateral and mydriatic. It has a delayed response to light and near, with tonicity to a near target. An Argyll Robertson pupil can be confirmed with.. Anticholinergic mydriasis, also known as pharmacologic blockade and atropinic mydriasis, refers to the absolute or partial paralysis of pupillary constriction unilaterally or bilaterally due to topical advertent or inadvertent exposure to an anticholinergic agent Benign episodic unilateral mydriasis A condition known as benign episodic unilateral mydriasis typically occurs in young women with either a history of migraine or a family history of migraine. The connection between benign episodic unilateral mydriasis and migraine is unclear Anisocoria is a condition characterized by unequal pupil sizes. It is relatively common, and causes vary from benign physiologic anisocoria to potentially life-threatening emergencies. Thus, thorough clinical evaluation is important for the appropriate diagnosis and management of the underlying cause

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Mydriasis is the dilation of the pupil, usually having a non-physiological cause, or sometimes a physiological pupillary response. Non-physiological causes of mydriasis include disease, trauma, or the use of drugs.. Normally, as part of the pupillary light reflex, the pupil dilates in the dark and constricts in the light to respectively improve vividity at night and to protect the retina from. Unilateral mydriasis can be caused by trauma, stroke, chemical, cosmetic or pharmacological agents, tonic pupil syndrome, iris abnormalities, sympathetic irritation or other pathology, headache and plant poisoning. At the time the patient was taking Premphase which is reported to occasionally have a steepening effect on the corneas and contact. Ontology: Mydriasis (C0026961) Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System Unilateral mydriasis is a disturbing finding during anaesthesia and may indicate serious neurological injury. In addition, the assessment of abnormal neurological findings is limited during general anaesthesia, and therefore requires special consideration Benign Episodic Unilateral Mydriasis. In most cases, individuals with unilateral mydriasis are benign cases. These episodes may have occurred because of exposure to a topical mydriatic agent (drug). However, benign episodic unilateral mydriasis (BEUM) may happen because of the impact caused by high levels of stress and anxiety

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  1. Benign episodic unilateral mydriasis is a descriptive condition with recurrent unilateral mydriasis in adults, especially women with migraine. We report a 20 year-old male presenting with paroxysmal left pupil mydriasis and diagnosed as benign episodic unilateral mydriasis after exclusion of other reasons causing anisocoria
  2. There are several causes for sudden onset unilateral mydriasis, however impending transtentorial uncal herniation needs to be ruled out. This unique case highlights an uncommon adverse response to a common mode of treatment that leads to a diagnostic dilemma. A 3-year-old boy with a ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt for an obstructive hydrocephalus presented with an acute respiratory distress
  3. Eight patients, who are otherwise normal, presented with a clinical syndrome of episodic unilateral mydriasis. Episodes are of various lengths in different patients and occur at random intervals. Head pain and blurring of vision are typical. There is no ocular muscle palsy or lid involvement...
  4. ation on the following day. Although the child failed to return for a subsequent exa
  5. It can be assumed that the mydriasis was caused by the inadvertent instillation of ipratropium bromide into the affected eye. Ipratropium bromide is an antimuscarinic agent and, like atropine, will cause mydriasis and cycloplegia if applied to the eye. 1 Both nebulised and inhaled treatment have previously been reported to induce this side effect in children. 2,3 An Adie's pupil and third.
  6. Background—Ipsilateral mydriasis is known to accompany signs of cerebral ischemia in unilaterally compromised carotid blood flow.Mydriasis as the presenting sign of common carotid artery (CCA) dissection has not been reported thus far. Case Description—We report the case of a patient who presented with a mydriatic pupil after intraoperative injury of the ipsilateral CCA
  7. Unilateral mydriasis during fits should arouse the suspiction of brain herniation and proper imaging studies should be performed to rule out such a possibility, and that was the case in our patient. Only eight cases with ictal mydriasis have been reported as far as we know

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  1. ation, followed by tests to rule out other suspected causes according to the history. (11,12
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  3. Discussion. Hypoplasia of the ICA is an uncommon congenital disease. Slightly more than 100 cases have been reported in the literature, 1 though only a few cases have been reported in association with congenital Horner syndrome. 2 To the best of our knowledge, the association of Horner syndrome with intermittent mydriasis in the setting of hypoplasia of the ICA has not been reported
  4. unilateral or bilateral conjunctivitis with marked chemosis and mucoid Figure 1: Kitten with FHV-1 infection, with typical conjunctivitis and nasal discharge. Figure 2: Symblepharon - the conjunctiva is adhered to the lateral cornea, with some pigmentation

Mydriasis. H57.04 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H57.04 became effective on October 1, 2020. This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H57.04 - other international versions of ICD-10 H57.04 may differ Having mydriasis it can be classified into two types which are: Bilateral mydriasis - this is a rare eye disease and there is not much known about this type. Unilateral mydriasis - this type is considered fixed mydriasis and is thought to be a sign of some types of brain dysfunction or a stroke. Mydriasis Symptom Benign episodic unilateral mydriasis (BEUM): It is a temporary condition that causes only one of your pupils to dilate. This condition can also cause mild headache, eye pain, light sensitivity, and blurred vision [5] . Cranial nerve neuropathy: It is the gradual damage of the nerves that connect the eye. The oculomotor nerve is responsible for. Benign episodic unilateral mydriasis causes temporary mydriasis of one eye. The condition is typically accompanied with other signs and symptoms, including headaches, eye pain, light sensitivity, nausea, and blurred vision. Adie Syndrome can cause mydriasis of either one or both eyes, although it most commonly affects just one

Benign Episodic Unilateral Mydriasis. This condition means only one pupil is dilated. It's called benign because it's not related to any serious conditions, but it can sometimes affect young. Mydriasis has already been observed following the use of a scopolamine patch in many clinical situations: motion sickness [ 4 ], nausea and vomiting [ 2] drooling [ 6 ], dizziness [ 7 ]. The most frequent symptom is a unilateral, fixed, dilated, and non-responsive pupil with a blurred vision [ 7 ], which usually concerns the ipsilateral eye. Unilateral mydriasis can be seen in several intoxications, and in practice the exposition to mydriatic substances is a common cause. Zeiter et al described the existence of unilateral mydriasis in habitual crack smokers (crack eye) and the role of decongestive (oxymetazoline).

Migraine with benign episodic unilateral mydriasi

  1. e, have become a very popular and effective treatment for nausea and vomiting accompanying chemotherapy. We report two patients in whom unilateral fixed and dilated pupils related to scopola
  2. may cause unilateral mydriasis. The surgical team assumed that the earlier orbital vasoconstriction was the main cause responsible for the unilateral mydriasis and the surgery pursued. The patient's mydriasis persisted for three hours hereupon it reverted spontaneously. The postoperative course was uneventful and no visual changes occurre
  3. Unilateral mydriasis is a disturbing finding during anaesthesia and may indicate serious neurological injury. In addition, the assessment of abnormal neurological findings is limited during general anaesthesia, and therefore requires special consideration. I report finding a dilated right pupil (7 mm, nonreactive to light) after bronchoscopic tracheal intubation and induction of general.
  4. e whether it is due to medical exa
  5. Unilateral mydriasis after maxillary osteotomy: a case series and review of the literature. Brookes CD , Golden BA , Lawrence SD , Turvey TA J Oral Maxillofac Surg , 73(6):1159-1168, 07 Jan 201

Unilateral transient mydriasis and ptosis after botulinum toxin injection for a cosmetic procedure Sezen Akkaya,1 Hatice Kübra Kökcen,1 Tuğba Atakan2 1Fatih Sultan Mehmet Education and Training Hospital, Ophthalmology Clinics, Bostanci, Istanbul, 2Aksaray Hospital, Ophthalmology Clinics, Konya, Turkey Abstract: We report a case of unilateral transient mydriasis and ptosis after botulinum. Leading causes of unilateral mydriasis are glaucoma, toxic exposure, infections, drug reactions, nerve dysfunction, tumors, hypertension, trauma, and retinal damage. The iris is a very thin muscle, and like most muscles it can weaken, or atrophy. When iris atrophy occurs the pupil will lose its normal form and become dilated Acute unilateral mydriasis is a neurological emergency and warrants immediate and thorough examination.2 10 However, it was realised that this patient had been in contact with an individual who had a scopolamine patch. Scopolamine, a belladonna alkaloid,. Unilateral mydriasis was also reported after using phenylephrine/lidocaine spray with a standard oxygen-driven face mask nebulizer. 9 Literature shows that the cases of anisocoria reported during or after oral surgery are rare occurrences, especially in cases of simple tooth extraction N2 - Although there are many causes of anisocoria in the intensive care setting, the development of unilateral mydriasis in patients with intracranial hemorrhage or tumor is a neurological emergency, as it may herald the onset of uncal herniation. We describe two patients with a hemiparesis from neurosurgical disorder who subsequently developed.

Unilateral mydriasis has also been reported after topicalization with lidocaine and phenylephrine with the help of an oxygen driven face mask nebulizer. Unlike previous reports, topical cocaine or phenylephrine was not used in our patient. This is the only reported case of isolated mydriasis after nasal sub- mucosal injection of lidocaine and. Neurological signs have been described as false localising if they reflect dysfunction distant or remote from the expected anatomical locus of pathology, hence challenging the traditional clinicoanatomical correlation paradigm on which neurological examination is based. False localising signs occur in two major contexts: as a consequence of raised intracranial pressure, and with spinal.

Benign Episodic Unilateral Mydriasis: Clinical

  1. SEIZURE AS A CAUSE OF UNILATERAL MYDRIASIS IN CRITICAL PATIENTS. Background and aims: Most of the time, anisocoria is usually suggestive sign of life threatening events such as brain edema, brain necrosis, tumor compression, or central nervous system infections, when encountered in intensive care. But it is also possible to find this symptom.
  2. INTRODUCTION: There are many causes of bilateral and unilateral mydriasis. Common garden plants, such as Brugmansia (Angel's trumpet), contain tropane alkaloids. CASE REPORT: An 11-year-old girl was brought to the Emergency Department because of discomfort and difficulty with near vision in the left eye, accompanied by unilateral mydriasis.
  3. ation, her left pupil was 8 mm compared with her right pupil at 3 mm. The left pupil wa
  4. Ocular foreign body. Posterior vitreous detachment. Retinal detachment. Retrobulbar hemorrhage. Ocular compartment syndrome. Traumatic hyphema. Traumatic iritis. Traumatic mydriasis. Traumatic optic neuropathy

Evaluation of unilateral mydriasis can be a diagnostic dilemma and could be a medical emergency in the setting of compressive oculomotor nerve palsy. In the clinical setting, evaluation of extraocular movements is essential to determine whether an oculomotor nerve palsy is causing an acute unilateral mydriasis unilateral mydriasis, the case was urgently discussed with neurosurgical team and a CT scan of the brain was performed, which did not show any new intra-cranial abnormality. OUTCOME AND FOLLOW-UP Based on detailed clinical review and reassuring CT scan of the brain, a diagnosis of pharmaco-logic mydriasis was made. As the child struggle Discussion. A unilateral dilated and poorly reactive pupil as a new finding after general anesthesia is a disturbing sign, and one that may indicate serious neurologic injury .Understanding possible etiologic mechanisms of acute unilateral mydriasis is essential for rapid diagnosis .Common etiologies include direct exposure of pupillary muscles to pharmacologic drugs (e.g., alpha-adrenergic or. Bilateral mydriasis (pupil dilation in both eyes) is a rare eye disease associated with a variety of neurological conditions in cat.. Causes include: Dysautonomia; Although not as common in the UK now as when originally reported cases of feline dysautonomia still occur in Europe, and less commonly, the USA

mydriasis while the remainder (68.42%) were pupil sparing. Furthermore, it was observed that pupil involvement was found to be more frequently associated with isolated 3rd nerve palsy cases [ Table 2]. Ptosis was observed in all cases of the third nerve palsy [Figure 1]. Overall, an etiological diagnosis could be made in 28 patients (93.4%) mydriasis. dilation of the pupil- SNS, may be reaction of drug. miosis. constricted and fixed pupils. tonic pupil. sluggish reaction to light and accommodation, unilateral. horner syndrome. unilateral small pupil reacts to light and accomodation; Ptosis, miosis, are present. cranial nerve III damage. Unilateral dilated pupil has no reaction. Figure. Visual examination revealing an asymmetrically dilated. and nonreactive left pupil. [Figure used with permission] Discussion. Unilateral mydriasis can be an ophthalmologic emergency. Emergent evaluation of stroke or aneurysm should be. considered anytime an asymmetrically dilated nonreactive. pupil is found

The authors present a single case in which isolated unilateral mydriasis with cholinergic supersensitivity may have been the result of vascular compression of the oculomotor nerve. The case is of both clinical and imaging interest. Although previous cases of oculomotor nerve paresis secondary to compression by vascular variants have been. Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Unilateral mydriasis without ophthalmoplegia-A sign of neurovascular compression? Case report'. Together they form a unique fingerprint. Ophthalmoplegia Medicine & Life Sciences Medicine & Life Science Mydriasis. Mydriasis is an excessive dilation of the pupil due to disease, trauma or drugs. Normally, the pupil dilates in the dark and constricts in the light. A mydriatic pupil will remain excessively large, even in a bright environment. Sometimes colloquially referred to as a blown pupil.. There are two types of muscle that control the. Mydriasis occurs due to the damage caused to the oculomotor nerve which is responsible for dilation and constriction. Severe injury or trauma to the eyes is one of the major causes for mydriasis. Head injury is likely to cause damage on the iris which is the muscle surrounding the pupil which in turn can affect the internal nerves causing

Agra JJ. Unilateral mydriasis secondary to ipratropium bromide in a critically ill patient. J Emerg Trauma Shock 2012;5:199-200. 2. Chaudhry P, Friedman DI, Yu W. Unilateral pupillary mydriasis from nebulized ipratropium bromide: A false sign of brain herniation in the intensive care unit. Indian J Crit Care Med 2014;18:176-7. 3 An isolated unilateral mydriasis as the sole manifestation of an oculomotor nerve palsy is exceedingly rare. 1 Adie Pupil is the most likely diagnosis with the lesion in the ciliary ganglion. A pupil dilated due to a 3rd nerve palsy will also be supersensitive to pilocarpine 0.125%, however other signs of a 3rd nerve palsy would be present. These include Adies and Horners syndromes, benign episodic unilateral mydriasis, pharmacologic misadventure and something known as tadpole-shaped pupil. Among these conditions, accidental exposure to a cholinergic agonist is the most commonly encountered, Dr. Rappon says. So, a thorough case history is essential to rule this out Unilateral mydriasis after induction of anaesthesia. Can J Anaesth 1994;41:140-143. In summary, instillation of ipratropium bromide should be considered as a possible cause of a unilateral fixed dilated pupil. Pilocarpine 1/10 solution will constrict the dilated Adie pupil. A third nerve palsy wil Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) is common in autopsy series of hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT).1 ICH often presents with third nerve signs of transtentorial herniation. Unilateral pupillary dilatation from scopolamine, used as a transdermal patch for post-HCT nausea, can be a false indicator of ICH.2 I describe similar diagnostic confusion with ipratropium/albuterol (I/A) in four.

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Unilateral mydriasis is alarming after neurosurgery and must be interpreted with caution. Introduction. Unilateral mydriasis unsettles the anaesthesiologist as it might indicate a serious neurological complication, with the necessity for rapid diagnosis for possible life-threatening events Unilateral blindness as a complication of nasal septoplasty: a case report. Arg Bras Oftalmol 2006; 69:249-50. 3. Bayramlar H, Miman MC, Demirel S. Inferior oblique paresis, mydriasis, and accommodative palsy as temporary compli-cations of sinus surgery. J Neuroophthalmol 2004; 24: 225-7. 4. Prielipp RC. Unilateral mydriasis after induction of. Midriasis unilateral benigna episódica. Caso clínico en un niño J.A. Balaguer-Santamaría , C. Escofet-Soteras , G. Chumbe-Soto , J. Escribano-Soto Revista 31(08) Fecha de publicación 16/10/2000 Nota Clínica Lecturas 18683 Descargas 645 Castellano English Portuguê Unilateral mydriasis has a variety of causes, some of which are life-threatening. Migraine with benign episodic unilateral mydriasis is a nonsurgical cause of anisocoria, with unknown underlying pathophysiology. This disorder is thought to be caused by an Adie's pupil triggered by migraine due t Evaluation of unilateral mydriasis can be a diagnostic dilemma and could be a medical emergency in the set-Figure 1. Photographs demonstrating the variable anisocoria. A, Bilateral mydriasis on a sunny day; compare pupils of patient (right) to classmate. B, Right-sided mydriasis. C, Left-side

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Benign episodic unilateral mydriasis (associated with migraine) Diagnostics: light reflex . If the light reflex is poor in one eye, perform a slit lamp examination of the eye to rule out intraocular causes. If slit lamp examination is normal, administer low-dose pilocarpine (0.1%) or methacholine (2.5%) eye drops This case empha- 256: 458-459 sented with acute unilateral mydriasis af- sizes the importance of a thorough history 5. Raman S V, Jacob J (2005) Mydriasis due to Datura ter playing with Angel's Trumpet, a common and clinical examination, which helped in this inoxia A mydriasis definition can be expressed as having a blown pupil after sustaining a trauma or injury, sometimes resulting in unilateral mydriasis or bilateral mydriasis. Mydriasis can also be. Migraine with benign episodic unilateral mydriasis. International Journal of General Medicine, 2011(4), pp.501-503. Journal. The CADISS Trial Investigators Antiplatelet treatment compared with anticoagulation treatment for cervical artery dissection (CADISS): a randomised trial 2015 - The Lancet Neurology

Unilateral mydriasis. This occurs when dilation only occurs in the pupil of one eye. It usually happens as a result of migraine headaches and may affect the patient in such a manner that their eyes will be sensitive to light, they may not see clearly and also experience some pain in their eyes The unilateral mydriasis disappeared during the next 24 hours. Patient 4. A 36-year-old man was observed by his wife to have an enlarged left pupil. Although the pupil began to decrease in size a couple of hours later, the subject sought medical advice at the Eye Department. The patient had moderate mydriasis in the left eye, with pupil. Unilateral, dilated unresponsive pupil may be secondary to a wide range of ocular and neurological disorders. Gardener's pupil is a pharmacological mydriasis caused by exposure to plants containing alkaloids. We report a case of mydriasis related to Datura inoxia , and detail a number of plants that have toxic effects. This report emphasises the importance of accurate history taking when.

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We present the case of a patient who had a 3-year history of episodes of transitory unilateral mydriasis with omolateral blurred vision followed by headache. Thereafter, during the last 4 years, the patient developed a migraine with visual aura, without further episodes of transitory mydriasis. We suggest that the transitory mydriasis previously present could be considered as an unusual form. Mydriasis: mga sanhi, unilateral at bilateral Angmydriai Ito ang pagtaa ng diameter o dilat ng gitnang buta ng mata na tinatawag na pupil. Ang mag-aaral ay ang pambungad na matatagpuan a may kulay na bahagi ng mata, na kilala bilang iri Background:Lasting bilateral mydriasis and absence of pupillary light reflex following severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) are considered signs of irreversible brainstem damage and have been strongly associated with poor outcome. Case Description:A young female patient presented with severe TBI, contusions, and diffuse brain edema.She was initially treated medically, but developed delayed. Mydriasis & Unilateral Blindness Symptom Checker: Possible causes include Glaucoma. Check the full list of possible causes and conditions now! Talk to our Chatbot to narrow down your search

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Unilateral mydriasis is a disturbing finding during anaesthesia and may indicate serious neurological injury. In addition, the assessment of abnormal neurological findings is limited during general anaesthesia, and therefore requires special consideration. I report finding a dilated right pupil (7 mm, nonreactive to light) after bronchoscopic. We report a patient who developed unilateral mydriasis due to inadvertent ocular exposure to nebulised salbutamol and ipratropium bromide as a result of a faulty leaking nebuliser. The mydriasis resolved on discontinuation of the nebulisers. A 45-year-old woman was admitted with a diagnosis of probable scrub typhus infection with acute. Skip to main content. MENU. Search Browse; Resources. Authors; Librarians; Editors; Societie Case report: unilateral mydriasis following nasal cautery. Nigel K F Koo Ng et al. Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 29(6), 346-347 (2010-12-17

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Unilateral mydriasis due to Angel's Trumpet 331 application - inadvertent or intentional - of a topical mydriatic drug, Adie's tonic pupil (caused by parasympathetic denervation at the myoneural junction of the papillary sphinc-ter muscle), involvement of the intracranial third nerve (related to cerebral herniation or space-occupying. The vast majority of both unilateral and bilateral ptosis is due to levator dehiscence or laxity. However, on rare occasions, ptosis may be associated with significant systemic or intracranial disease. In addition to the usual measurements that are documented in all ptosis patients (margin to reflex distance, levator excursion, tear function, etc.), several specific items need to be clearly. Unilateral mydriasis from contact with anticholingeric substances has been reported, specifically Angel's Trumpet, ipratropium, and moonflower, but there have been no reports with supplement mix-induced dilation. Conclusion: Dietary supplement use in the military is an overwhelming phenomenon. This unique presentation of pharmacological. Unilateral mydriasis, caused by direct anticholinergic drug effect on iris because of a badly fitting face mask. Source: img.yumpu.com. However, miosis typically results from a natural response of the sphincter muscle of the iris (in the form of a reflex contraction) to certain drugs or bright light

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Unilateral mydriasis associated with contraversion of the eyes during seizures may have value in localizing epileptogenic foci. AB - A patient had adversive seizures accompanied by unilateral pupillary dilatation. Neuropathologic examination showed a contusion involving the middle frontal gyrus contralateral to the pupil that dilated during the. In the absence of ophthalmologic or neurologic abnormalities other than headaches in patients with transient mydriasis, benign episodic mydriasis should be considered as a differential diagnosis. Although benign episodic bilateral mydriasis has a unilateral predominance, for the first time the authors report that benign episodic mydriasis may. title = Unilateral mydriasis from ipratropium in transplant patients, author = Harry Openshaw and Lee, {Phil Hyu}, year = 2006

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