mydriasis

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mydriasis

[mə′drī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Prolonged dilation of the pupil of the eye.
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The dilated pupils were still present 6 months after the incident, and the ophthalmologist prescribed pilocarpine.
Their clinical measurements of pharmacologically dilated pupil size before surgery found significantly smaller pupils in patients who had used tamsulosin than in control patients, in contrast to the findings in a study by Cooney et al.
A small amount of raw plant material is fatal causing nausea, convulsions, excessive salivation and dilated pupils.
Signs include muscle tremor, laboured breathing and dilated pupils followed by paralysis.
Many of them display alarming symptoms -- dilated pupils, psychotic behaviour, frothing, vomiting and acute breathlessness.
Prosecutor Ryan Rothwell said he was caught by police on November 15, last year when a policeman smelt cannabis and saw Cole's dilated pupils.
Acute angle-closure glaucoma symptoms include eye pain, headaches, halos around lights, dilated pupils, vision loss, red eyes, nausea and vomiting," he added.
Commenting on the findings, which were published in Ophthalmology earlier this year, senior lecturer in optometry at Aston University, Dr Nicola Logan, told OT that the five-year data shows "significant reductions in the short-term side effects of blurred near vision and dilated pupils that require the use of reading spectacles and photochromic lenses with the higher doses.
They include depression, vomiting, incoordination, hypersalivaton, dilated pupils, low blood pressure, seizure, coma and, in rare cases, death, according to the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (888-426-4435).
He said: "I assessed that he had ongoing good quality resus-citation, but I felt it was worthwhile continuing with that, because I didn't see what I would describe - medically - we would describe fixed, dilated pupils, or large pupils, as meaning that the patient had succumbed to irreversible brain damage.
West Yorkshire Police in Leeds are investigating after the eight, all in their early 20s, were treated at St James's Hospital, Leeds at the weekend with symptoms including abnormally fast heart rate, dizziness, sweating and dilated pupils.
Treatment made no difference, and repeated examinations showed that she was unable to make any spontaneous movement, did not respond to any stimuli, and had fixed and dilated pupils.