Adie pupil syndrome

Ad·ie pupil, syndrome (aґde) [William John Adie, English neurologist, 1886–1935] see tonic pupil, under pupil, and see under syndrome.

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  • Adie's syndrome — Ad·ie s syndrome ā dēz or Ad·ie syn·drome dē n a neurologic syndrome that affects esp. women between 20 and 40 and is characterized by an abnormally dilated pupil, absent or diminished light reflexes of the eye, abnormal accommodation, and lack… …   Medical dictionary

  • Adie's syndrome — Holmes Adie syndrome an abnormality of the pupils of the eyes, often affecting only one eye. The affected pupil is dilated and reacts slowly to light; the response on convergence of the eyes is also slow (see tonic pupil). One or more tendon… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Adie syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = Adie syndrome Caption = DiseasesDB = 29742 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|379.46 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D015845 Adie syndrome, sometimes known as Holmes Adie s syndrome or Adie s Tonic… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Pupil — The opening of the iris. The pupil may appear to open (dilate) and close (constrict) but it is really the iris that is the prime mover; the pupil is merely the absence of iris. The pupil determines how much light is let into the eye. Both pupils… …   Medical dictionary

  • Adie syndrome — a syndrome consisting of a pathological pupil reaction (tonic pupil) with a myotonic condition on accommodation; the pupil on the affected side contracts (for near vision) and dilates more slowly than the pupil on the opposite side. In direct or… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pupil — The pupil is the hole that is located in the center of the iris of the eye and that controls the amount of light that enters the eye.Cassin, B. and Solomon, S. Dictionary of Eye Terminology . Gainsville, Florida: Triad Publishing Company, 1990.]… …   Wikipedia

  • Adie — William J., Australian physician, 1886–1935. See A. pupil, A. syndrome, Holmes A. pupil, Holmes A. syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • tonic pupil — (Adie s pupil) a pupil that is dilated as a result of damage to the nerves supplying the ciliary muscle and iris. It reacts poorly to light but contracts normally for near vision, with slow redilation of the pupil on refixation at a distance. The …   Medical dictionary

  • Argyll Robertson pupil — Classification and external resources ICD 10 A52.1, H58.0 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

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