A case of Adie’s tonic pupil



Adie syndrome, Tonic pupil, Pilocarpine, Anisocoria


Adie's tonic pupil, the round unilateral tonic pupil, is a neuro-ophthalmologic disorder with dilation and no light response. Although usually idiopathic, it may be associated with infection, inflammation, and postganglionic paraneoplastic nerve damage. It is called Holmes-Adie syndrome when deep tendon reflex loss accompanies Adie’s tonic pupil. The diagnosis is made by observing a miotic response after dilated pilocarpine instillation. Spontaneous recovery depends on etiological factors.


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Ocak Özgül, Zan B, Ocak B. A case of Adie’s tonic pupil. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2021 Aug. 1 [cited 2024 Apr. 18];5(8):823-4. Available from: https://jsurgmed.com/article/view/827312