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Mydriasis

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Overview

    • Look For

    • Mydriasis refers to pupillary enlargement that is out of keeping with the level of light.
  • If not bilateral, mydriasis will present as anisocoria.
    • Causes of Bilateral Mydriasis

    • Cerebral lesion - cerebral herniation, encephalitis, visual cortex infarct, tumour, trauma, multiple sclerosis
    • Drugs - anticholinergics, SSRIs, SNaRIs, stimulants, barbiturates, methanol
    • Brain stem death
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