Adie tonic pupil associated to endometriosis

  title={Adie tonic pupil associated to endometriosis},
  author={N. Morelli and S. Gallerini and G. Cafforio and S. Gori and P. Simone and L. Morelli and G. Orlandi and L. Murri},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
The tonic pupil is characterised by segmental palsies to light, cholinergic supersensitivity and light-near dissociation. The mechanisms underlying the tonic pupil are not fully understood, although axonal loss within the ciliary ganglion is believed to result in supersensitivity of the iris sphincteric muscle. The tonic pupil can also be associated with extra-ocular diseases such as diabetes, amyloidosis, vasculitides and neuropathies, either before or after the onset of such diseases [1]. A… Expand
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