Adie syndrome

Jump to: navigation, search
Adie syndrome
ICD-9 379.46
DiseasesDB 29742
MeSH D015845

WikiDoc Resources for Adie syndrome

Articles

Most recent articles on Adie syndrome

Most cited articles on Adie syndrome

Review articles on Adie syndrome

Articles on Adie syndrome in N Eng J Med, Lancet, BMJ

Media

Powerpoint slides on Adie syndrome

Images of Adie syndrome

Photos of Adie syndrome

Podcasts & MP3s on Adie syndrome

Videos on Adie syndrome

Evidence Based Medicine

Cochrane Collaboration on Adie syndrome

Bandolier on Adie syndrome

TRIP on Adie syndrome

Clinical Trials

Ongoing Trials on Adie syndrome at Clinical Trials.gov

Trial results on Adie syndrome

Clinical Trials on Adie syndrome at Google

Guidelines / Policies / Govt

US National Guidelines Clearinghouse on Adie syndrome

NICE Guidance on Adie syndrome

NHS PRODIGY Guidance

FDA on Adie syndrome

CDC on Adie syndrome

Books

Books on Adie syndrome

News

Adie syndrome in the news

Be alerted to news on Adie syndrome

News trends on Adie syndrome

Commentary

Blogs on Adie syndrome

Definitions

Definitions of Adie syndrome

Patient Resources / Community

Patient resources on Adie syndrome

Discussion groups on Adie syndrome

Patient Handouts on Adie syndrome

Directions to Hospitals Treating Adie syndrome

Risk calculators and risk factors for Adie syndrome

Healthcare Provider Resources

Symptoms of Adie syndrome

Causes & Risk Factors for Adie syndrome

Diagnostic studies for Adie syndrome

Treatment of Adie syndrome

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

CME Programs on Adie syndrome

International

Adie syndrome en Espanol

Adie syndrome en Francais

Business

Adie syndrome in the Marketplace

Patents on Adie syndrome

Experimental / Informatics

List of terms related to Adie syndrome


Adie syndrome, also Adie's syndrome, Adie's Tonic Pupil or Holmes-Adie's syndrome, is caused by damage to the postganglionic fibers of the parasympathetic innervation of the eye and characterized by a tonically dilated pupil. It most commonly affects younger women and is unilateral in 80% of cases. The pupil is characteristically poorly reactive to light but slowly reactive to accommodation. This clinical picture is often accompanied by signs of aberrant regeneration of these nerves and asymmetrically reduced deep tendon reflexes.

Signs and symptoms may/can include blurry vision due to accommodative paresis, photophobia and difficulty reading.

Clinical exam may reveal sectoral paresis of the iris sphincter and/or vermiform iris movements. The tonic pupil may become smaller (miotic) over time which is referred to as "little old Adie's".

Testing with low dose (1/8%) pilocarpine may constrict the tonic pupil due to cholinergic denervation supersensitivity. A normal pupil will not constrict with the dilute dose of pilocarpine.

No specific treatment is required unless glare is overly symptomatic.

Eponym

It is named for William John Adie.[1]

References

Additional Resources

  • "Adie syndrome." Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 27th ed. (2000). ISBN 0-683-40007-X
  • Haines, Duane E. Fundamental Neuroscience, 2nd ed. (2002). ISBN 0-443-06603-5

External links

de:Adie-Syndrom

id:Sindrom Adie nl:Syndroom van Adie nn:Adies syndrom



Linked-in.jpg