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Descriptor in English: Mydriasis
Descriptor in Spanish: Midriasis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Midríase
Descriptor in French: Mydriase
Tree number(s): C11.710.570
Scope note: Dilation of pupils to greater than 6 mm combined with failure of the pupils to constrict when stimulated with light. This condition may occur due to injury of the pupillary fibers in the oculomotor nerve, in acute angle-closure glaucoma, and in ADIE SYNDROME.
Annotation: pathol dilation of the pupils; do not use for state after admin of mydriatics ( = PUPIL /drug eff) but MYDRIATICS is available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 90
See also the descriptors: Mydriatics MeSH
DeCS UI: 24792
Descriptor UI: D015878
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/09/06
Revision Date: 1999/11/09
Mydriasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0024307
Scope note Dilation of pupils to greater than 6 mm combined with failure of the pupils to constrict when stimulated with light. This condition may occur due to injury of the pupillary fibers in the oculomotor nerve, in acute angle-closure glaucoma, and in ADIE SYNDROME.
Preferred term Mydriasis



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