SANDOR A. FRIEDMAN, M.D.; RICHARD FEINBERG, PH.D.; EDWARD PODOLAK, M.S.; ROWLAND H. S. BEDELL, M.D.
FRIEDMAN SA, FEINBERG R, PODOLAK E, BEDELL RHS. Pupillary Abnormalities in Diabetic Neuropathy: A Preliminary Study. Ann Intern Med. 1967;67:977-983. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-5-977
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;67(5):977-983.
The frequent involvement of the autonomic nervous system in the peripheral neuropathy of diabetes mellitus can give rise to a variety of syndromes (1). Patients may manifest such diverse problems as orthostatic hypotension, impotence, neurogenic bladder, and nocturnal diarrhea (1, 2). Also attributed to autonomic neuropathy are the frequently reported abnormalities of the pupil (2). Some authors have estimated that 9% to 25% of all diabetics have clinically recognizable changes such as sluggish reaction to light, even the loss of the light reflex, and excessive miosis (1, 3). In order to study the movements of the diabetic pupil in detail
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