Topical apraclonidine testing discloses pupillary sympathetic denervation in diabetic patients


Koc F., Kansu T., Kavuncu S., Firat E.

JOURNAL OF NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.26, no.1, pp.25-29, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Background: Autonomic denervation is common in diabetes mellitus (DM). Pupillary sympathetic denervation (PSD) has been found in Horner syndrome following instillation of apraclonidine 0.5%. We have applied this technique to investigate the prevalence of PSD in DM.