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Bumke's syndrome

Alternative eponyms

  • Bumke’s pupil
  • Bumke’s sign

Related people

Transient dilation of the pupils, which fail to respond to light and accommodation, an early sign of Dementia praecox.

Description

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.

Bibliography

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

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