miosis


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Related to miosis: meiosis, Horner's syndrome
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(genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms

reflex contraction of the sphincter muscle of the iris in response to a bright light (or certain drugs) causing the pupil to become smaller

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Check for miosis on convergence when unexplained 'sixth cranial nerve' palsies occur.
If the eyes are exposed to vapor only, miosis may be the only sign.
Miosis is a good clinical sign to diagnose OP poisoning, which is also comparable with CHA study that showed 64%.
Clasicamente se menciona que las mnemotecnias DUMBELLS (Diarrhea, Urination, Miosis, Bradycardia, Emesis, Lacrimation, Lethargy and Salivation) y SLUDGE (Salivation, Lacrimation, Urination, Defecation, Gastrointestinal upset, Emesis) representan los signos mas comunes.
After the patients were transferred to the operating room, miosis was seen in 20 eyes of 17 patients (40%).
Symptoms include miosis, sweating, lacrimation, gastrointestinal symptoms, respiratory difficulties, dyspnea, bradycardia, cyanosis, vomiting, diarrhea, as well as other symptoms.
The neurologic examination revealed trophic disorders due to vascular abnormalities (asymmetrical aspect of the upper limbs) (Figure 5), left Claude Bernard Horner syndrome: left eye ptosis (grade I-II), left eye miosis (Figure 6), without any other pathological signs.
Other effects might be: miosis, hypotension, hypothermia, bronchospasm, slow breathing, dry mouth, urinary retention, nausea, vomiting.
An early clinical finding is miosis (small pupils).
Common toxidromes in illicit drug use Toxidrome Features Drugs implicated Adrenergic Hypertension, tachycardia, Amphetamines, mydriasis, diaphoresis, cocaine, ephedrine, agitation, dry mucus membranes phencyclidine Sedative Stupor and coma, confusion, Barbiturates, slurred speech, apnoea benzodiazepines, ethanol, opiates Hallucinogenic Hallucinations, psychosis, Amphetamines, panic, fever, hyperthermia cannabinoids, cocaine Narcotic Altered mental status, slow Opiates shallow breaths, miosis, bradycardia, hypotension, hypothermia, decreased bowel sounds Epileptogenic Hyperthermia, hyperrreflexia, Cocaine, tremors, seizures phencyclidine Adapted from Devlin and Henry.
El aumento de diametro se llama midriasis, a su disminucion miosis.
mitosis and miosis ain't the same thing homie, one makin' babies the other makin' copies," the Telegraph quoted the lyrics of the rap.
1,2) Patients present with nausea, vomiting, bradycardia and either miosis or mydriasis, which may result in misdiagnosis as organophosphate or carbamate poisoning.
Otros hallazgos encontrados frecuentemente son sordera, miosis, ptosis, anormalidades en el paladar, defectos septales cardiacos, criptorquidia, hipospadias y hernia diafragmatica congenita.
En la valoracion clinica neurologica, se observaba hiporreactividad pupilar y miosis, fundoscopia normal, endotropia bilateral por compromiso de los nervios motores oculares externos, paresia facial central izquierda, reflejos corneano y carinal presentes, cuadripa resia flacida 4 [+ o -] 5, hiporreflexia patelar y arreflexia aquiliana.