Abnormal Vision, Pupils, and Eye Movements

Abnormal Vision, Pupils, and Eye Movements

Ashley Norse


Eye complaints can be a sign of minor irritation or significant neurologic or systemic diseases such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, or myasthenia gravis. Eye complaints can be the presenting symptom of disease from multiple organ systems ranging from the sequela of uncontrolled hypertension and diabetes to infectious disease and food borne pathogens. Approximately 2% of all emergency department (ED) visits each year are for eye-related complaints, and although life-threatening diagnoses are rare, a disproportionate percentage of serious neurologic diagnoses are made in patients who present to the ED compared to ambulatory clinics.1,2


Jun 23, 2022 | Posted by in EMERGENCY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Abnormal Vision, Pupils, and Eye Movements

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