Korean Journal of Optometry and Vision Science 2009;8(2):70-73.
Published online December 30, 2009.
안부대상포진 환자에서 발생한 긴장성동공 1예
박주현, 최동규
Department of Ophthalmology, Kangnam Sacred Heart Hospital, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Seoul, Korea
Tonic Pupil in Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus
Joohyun Park, Dong Gyu Choi
To report a patient with herpes zoster ophthalmicus complicated by tonic pupil. Case summary: A 67-year-old male patient diagnosed as having a herpes zoster ophthalmicus 4 months ago felt visual disturbance of his left eye. Left pupil was dilated and did not react to light. But pupil was constricted to near target and 0.125% pilocarpine. The tonic pupil persisted after 16 months. Conclusions: To our own knowledge, this is the first report of tonic pupil after herpes zoster ophthalmicus in Korea. (Korean J Optom Vis Sci 2009;8(2):70-73)
Key Words: Herpes zoster ophthalmicus, Tonic pupil

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