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Mydriasis
MeSH HeadingMydriasis
Tree NumberC11.710.570
Annotationpathol dilation of the pupils; do not use for state after admin of mydriatics ( = PUPIL / drug eff) but MYDRIATICS is available
Scope NoteDilation of pupils to greater than 6 mm combined with failure of the pupils to constrict when stimulated with light. This condition may occur due to injury of the pupillary fibers in the oculomotor nerve, in acute angle-closure glaucoma, and in ADIE SYNDROME.
See AlsoMydriatics
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SU TH UR US VE VI
Previous Indexing Pupil (1967-1989)
History Note90
Date of Entry19890906
Unique IDD015878


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Eye Diseases [C11]
   Pupil Disorders [C11.710]
Anisocoria [C11.710.090]
Miosis [C11.710.528]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeMydriasis [C11.710.570]
Tonic Pupil [C11.710.800]  +

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