Adie syndrome

Adie syndrome was named after the British physician and neurologist William John Adie (b. 1886 - d. 1935). 

It consists of a classic triad of:

  1. diaphoreseis
  2. absent deep tendon reflexes, e.g. ankle jerk
  3. an Adie pupil: tonically dilated and responds poorly or not at all to light

It is thought to result from damage to the ciliary ganglion by viral or bacterial infection.

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rID: 5507
Section: Syndromes
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