miosis


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miosis

[mī′ō·səs]
(physiology)
Contraction of the pupil of the eye.
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Spasm of the near reflex is a disorder characterised by intermittent episodes of convergence, miosis and accommodation.
6(pp142-154)) An exposed individual can experience one or more of the following: rhinorrhea, blurred vision, lacrimation, miosis, eye pain, blurred vision, excessive salivation, cough, chest tightness, tachypnea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea and/or emesis, polyuria, confusion, drowsiness, weakness, headache, bradycardia, tachycardia, muscle twitching, hyperhidrosis, hypotension, or hypertension.
Miosis was present in 70% cases with mortality in 34.
Raeder syndrome (paratrigeminal oculosympathetic syndrome) is a rare clinical entity characterized by ipsilateral trigeminal sensory deficits, ptosis, and miosis, with an absence of anhidrosis secondary to interruption of the postganglionic oculosympathetic pathway.
Characteristics of Horner's Syndrome or sympathetic blockage include ptosis, miosis, anhidrosis, and a slight increase in body temperature (Lipov et al.
The product is intended for use in cataract surgery and lens replacement procedures to maintain mydriasis (pupil dilation), prevent miosis (pupil constriction), and to decrease postoperative eye pain.
Los signos muscarinicos son usualmente los primeros en aparecer e incluyen hipersalivacion, miosis, miccion espontanea, diarrea, vomitos, colicos y disnea debido a secreciones bronquiales aumentadas y broncoconstriccion.
An additional mnemonic is MUDDLES: miosis, urination, diarrhea, diaphoresis, lacrimation, excitation, and salivation [40].