Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
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Hye In Park

Hye In Park


  • Case Report
    Neurosyphilis Presenting Unilateral Oculomotor Nerve Palsy and Bilateral Pupil Involvement
    Author(s): Hye In Park and Sung Mo KangHye In Park and Sung Mo Kang

    Of the symptomatic disorders associated with neurosyphilis, the earliest manifestation is syphilitic meningitis. Approximately 5% of patients with secondary syphilis develop associated meningitis. Headaches, meningismus, cranial nerve palsies (chiefly, in descending order of frequency, VII, VIII, VI, and II. Here, we report a case of neurosyphilis presenting as unilateral oculomotor nerve palsy with bilateral pupil involvement (Argyll-Robertson pupil). A 43-year-old male presented with diplopia in both eyes at a neurology clinic 2 weeks before. He had right paralytic blepharoptosis, and both pupils were fixed and both pupils were not observed direct and indirect reflex and anisocoric. We observed Argyll Robertson pupil. He had 35 prisms of right exotropia, 2 prisms of right hypertropia at near and distance in the state of primary deviation and 60-prism right exotropia and 4- prism hyp.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9570.1000398

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