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Glossary for Abnormal pupillary response to light

Medical terms related to Abnormal pupillary response to light or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abnormal pain: The abnormal presence of pain that one may feel
  • Abnormal pupillary size: pathological increase or decrease in the pupil size
  • Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma: Primary angle closure is defined as an occludable drainage angle and features indicating that trabecular obstruction by the peripheral iris has occurred (ie, peripheral anterior synechiae, increased IOP, lens opacities, excessive trabecular pigmentation deposits).
  • Adie syndrome: A rare condition where the pupil of the eye is dilated and reacts very slowly to light and other stimulus. Knee and ankle reflexes are also impaired.
  • Adies Syndrome: A condition where the pupil of one eye responds slower to a stimulus such as light or change in distance than the other as well as reduced or absent tendon reflexes (eg in the ankle and knee jerk reflexes).
  • Argyll Robertson pupil: pupils that constrict when the patient focuses on to a nearby object but does not constrict when exposed to bright light
  • Atropine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Atropine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Botulism food poisoning: Extremely dangerous food poisoning requiring medical attention, but not always recognized because of its non-abdominal symptoms.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Decreased responsiveness to light: the pupillary light reflex is the reduction of pupil size in response to light. A sluggish or slow pupillary response is known as an abnormal pupillary response to light
  • Decreased responsiveness to light in one eye: Decreased responsiveness to light in one eye refers to a lowered response of the pupil of one eye to light stimulation.
  • Eye symptoms: Symptoms affecting the eye
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Glaucoma: A condition which affects the eye and characterized by an increase in the intraocular pressure
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Horner's syndrome: Horner's syndrome is characterised by ptosis, meiosis, anhidrosis and loss of ciliospinal reflex.
  • Hyphema: Bleeding in the anterior chamber of the eye that is seen in the cornea.
  • Iridocyclitis: Inflammation of the iris and ciliary body (just behind the iris) of the eye.
  • Iritis: Inflammation of the iris
  • Myasthenia Gravis: An autoimmune disorder which interferes with nerve impulses to muscles and hence results in weak, easily fatigued muscles.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Neuropathy: A condition which is characterized by a functional disturbance or pathological change in the peripheral nervous system
  • Neurosyphilis: Syphilis affecting the nervous system.
  • Optic nerve damage: Any damage either structurally or functionally to the eye that may result in permanent visual loss
  • Parry Romberg Syndrome: Wasting away of one side of the face.
  • Persistent Vegetative State: Physically alive with basic mental function but without high mental capacity.
  • Pupil symptoms: Symptoms affecting the pupil of the eye
  • Retinoblastoma: A rare malignant retinal tumor that occurs in infants.
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Sturge-Weber Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by excessive blood vessel growth, calcium accumulation inside the brain and seizures.
  • Takayasu arteritis: A chronic inflammation of the large blood vessels leading from the aorta which results in lack of pulse in the arms and the carotid arteries, transient paraplegia and blindness and atrophy of the facial muscles. Also called Takayasu's disease, pulseless disease, brachiocephgalic arteritis or aortic arch syndrome.
  • Uveitis: A condition which is the result of inflammation of the uvea
  • Vision changes: Any change in vision or sight.
  • Vision distortion: Distortions or changes to vision
  • Visual problems: Any problems which might occur that affect ones vision

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