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Bumke's syndrome

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Transient dilation of the pupils, which fail to respond to light and accommodation, an early sign of Dementia praecox, also seen in anxious or psychoneurotic patients without organic disease.


  • O. Bumke:
    Die Pupillenstörungen bei Geistes- und Nervenkrankheiten.
    Jena, 1904.

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