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Physiologic Anisocoria

Matthew J. Thurtell, Robert L. Tomsak and Robert B. Daroff

in Neuro-Ophthalmology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780195390841
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322893 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195390841.003.0030

Series: What Do I Do Now

Physiologic Anisocoria

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A difference in the size of the pupils (anisocoria) is a frequent finding on physical examination. While often a cause for alarm, it is not uncommonly physiologic and of no concern. In this chapter, we summarize the approach to the patient with anisocoria.

Chapter.  1062 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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