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Anisocoria MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Anisocoria
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.690.150
C11.710.090
C23.888.592.708.150
Unique ID
D015875
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015875
Annotation
consider also PUPIL DISORDERS or MIOSIS
Scope Note
Unequal pupil size, which may represent a benign physiologic variant or a manifestation of disease. Pathologic anisocoria reflects an abnormality in the musculature of the iris (IRIS DISEASES) or in the parasympathetic or sympathetic pathways that innervate the pupil. Physiologic anisocoria refers to an asymmetry of pupil diameter, usually less than 2mm, that is not associated with disease.
Entry Term(s)
Anisocoria, Physiologic
Pupil Diameter Unequal
Pupillary Size Inequality
Previous Indexing
Iris Diseases (1983-1989)
Pupil (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/09/06
Revision Date
2004/07/19
Anisocoria Preferred
Anisocoria, Physiologic Narrower
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