pupillary athetosis


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  • Hippus — Hippus, also known as pupillary athetosis, is spasmodic, rhythmic (< 0.04 Hz), but irregular dilating and contracting pupillary movements between the sphincter and dilator musclesMcLaren, J. W., Erie, J. C. and Brubaker, R. F. (1992).… …   Wikipedia

  • hippus — Intermittent pupillary dilation and constriction, independent of illumination, convergence, or psychic stimuli. [G. hippos, horse, from a fancied suggestion of galloping movements] respiratory h. dilation of the pupils occurring during forced …   Medical dictionary

  • atetosis pupilar — Eng. Pupillary athetosis Ver hippus …   Diccionario de oftalmología

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  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

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