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Argyll Robertson Pupil

 
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Overview

  • Look For

  • Pupillary constriction
  • Unresponsiveness to light
  • Intact accomodation reflex (near light dissociation)
  • Significance

  • Previously pathognomonic for neurosyphillis, though more recently associated with conditions affecting the Edinger Westphal nucleus (accessory occulomotor nucleus) within the midbrain.
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