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Old 01-18-2011
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Eye Argyll-Robertson Pupil

Argyll-Robertson Pupil features
Argyll Robertson Pupil (ARP)
Read it from front to back: it is
ARP, standing for Accomodation Reflex Present.

Read it from back to front: it is
PRA, standing for Pupillary Reflex Absent.
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Argyll Roberton Pupil was formerly known as the 'Prostitutes pupil' since it's associated with tertiary syphilis/neurosyphilis. And like a prostitute, the pupil accommodates but does not react...
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