[Atypical tonic pupil as a complication of chickenpox infection].

  title={[Atypical tonic pupil as a complication of chickenpox infection].},
  author={Theresa Heger and Gerold H. Kolling and Stefan Dithmar},
  journal={Der Ophthalmologe : Zeitschrift der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft},
  volume={100 4},
BACKGROUND Pupillary disorders following varicella infections are rare and few cases have been reported which were only partially pharmacologically tested. MATERIALS AND METHODS A 5-year-old boy presented with a left-sided dilated and unreactive pupil, 3 months before he had suffered from chickenpox and in the course of the acute disease developed anterior uveitis which was treated with local prednisone and mydriatics. The pupil remained dilated despite discontinued medication, light reaction… CONTINUE READING