Glossary for Abnormal pupillary size
Medical terms related to Abnormal pupillary size or mentioned in this section include:
- Abnormal pain: The abnormal presence of pain that one may feel
- Abnormal pupillary response 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
- Abnormal pupillary size in one eye: Abnormal pupillary size in one eye refers to an uncharacteristically small or large pupil in one eye.
- 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).
- 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).
- 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
- Cluster headache: Also known as alarm headache, more common in young men, presents with unilateral headache, rhinorrhea and lacrimation
- Corneal ulcer: An ulcer occurring in the cornea.
- 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
- 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
- Miosis: A condition which is characterized by contraction of the pupil
- 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.
- Parry Romberg Syndrome: Wasting away of one side of the face.
- 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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