Tadpole Pupil

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Identifier Kardon_tadpole_NOVEL
Title Tadpole Pupil
Creator Randy Kardon MD PhD
Affiliation Professor and Director of Neuro-ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa and Veterans Administration Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa
Subject Abnormality irregular shaped pupil; Pupillary pathology; the irregular pupil; structural causes; synechia of the iris to the lens after surgery or inflammation (iritis); Axonfeld-Rieger Syndrome; iris atrophy (ICE syndrome); iris coloboma; sphincter damage due to ischemia; sphincter damage due to trauma (tears of sphincter or diffuse damage to muscle); sphincter damage due to herpes Zoster uveitis; sphincter damage due to high intraocular pressure; iris tumor or cyst; ectropian uveae; innervational causessympathetic segmental; renervation of dilator muscle; sympathetic segmental aberrant regeneration (rare); sympathetic nerve segmental dilator activation (tadpole pupil); Adie's pupil; third nerve aberrant regeneration of the iris sphincter; central causes - central corectopia; Tadpole Pupil
Description Infrared video recording of the patient shown in the previous slide showing a magnified view of the transient pulling on the dilator muscle, causing an irregular pupil. This patient had transient segmental sympathetic activation of her dilator muscle causing the lower part of the pupil at the 7 o'clock meridian to pull apart resulting in an elongation of the pupil. See related PowerPoint, The Irregular Pupil, https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6tb42wd
Anatomy Location of lesion is postganglionic sympathetic nerve activation (segmental)
Disease/Diagnosis Tadpole pupil
Clinical transient episodes of right pupil dilation and irregularity of shape, tadpole pupil
Language eng
Format video/mp4
Type Text
Relation is Part of NOVEL: Kardon Collection: Irregular Pupil
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: Randy H. Kardon Neuro-Ophthalmology Collection: https://novel.utah.edu/Kardon/
Publisher North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, 10 N 1900 E SLC, UT 84112-5890
Rights Management Copyright 2006. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
ARK ark:/87278/s6jt2kcg
Setname ehsl_novel_rk
ID 188498
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6jt2kcg
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