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what causes anisocoria?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Need to: Eliminate adie's and argyll-robertson pupil (formner reacts, does not accomodate, the latter the opposite), but elevated intercranial pressure. Parasympathetics constrict the pupil, sympathetics dilate it. Overaction of one on one eye will make the size of the pupile vary.
Answered on Jan 5, 2013

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Dr. Dan Fisher
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
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If you have: true anisocoria, this is a sign of serious disease. Get to a doctor immediately. Anisocoria is unequal pupil size, so it is one sided by definition ... Read More

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