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:: Volume 3, Issue 4 (9-2016) ::
2016, 3(4): 1-3 Back to browse issues page
Anisocoria under general anesthesia with Propofol
Mahmood Akhlaghi
Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran , akhlaghi236@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (3968 Views)

Anisocoria during anesthesia is very rare, but may indicate life-threatening neurologic injuries and create tremendous condition. A 23-year-old male patient was anesthetized with fentanyl and propofol. Thirty minutes after inducing anesthesia, unilateral mydriasis was detected. The duration of surgery was shortened for prompt evaluation of the pupils. At the end of the operation neither vision problem nor obvious anisocoria was detected in the recovery room. Ophthalmological and neurological consultations revealed no pathological finding and the patient was discharged. Evaluation of the size of the patient's pupils before operation would mitigate the fearful condition resulted from anisocoria.

Keywords: Anisocoria, General anesthesia, Propofol
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Anesthesiology
Received: 2015/04/21 | Accepted: 2015/06/8 | Published: 2016/03/10
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Akhlaghi M. Anisocoria under general anesthesia with Propofol . Journal of Basic Research in Medical Sciences 2016; 3 (4) :1-3
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