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82 Possible Causes for Absent Corneal Reflex

  • Cerebellotrigeminal Dermal Dysplasia

    Abstract A female child with brachycephaly, hypertelorism, convergent strabismus, interstitial keratitis, analgesia on both sides of the face, absent corneal reflexes, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sinusitis

    Examination revealed light perception vision, a relative afferent pupillary defect, absent corneal reflex, and disc pallor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Congenital Pain Insensitivity

    Absent corneal reflexes and INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY may be associated.[connects.catalyst.harvard.edu] On neurological examination, cranial nerve, tone, power, reflexes, and the fundus examination were normal. Sensory examination revealed absent corneal reflex.[pediatricneurosciences.com] Corneal abrasions due to lack of tear production All individuals reported impaired tear production, and on examination had an absent corneal reflex.[jmg.bmj.com]

  • Ophthalmic Nerve Lesion

    […] diminish or abolish the testing of this reflex; therefore an absent corneal reflex is not necessarily abnormal.[teachneuro.blogspot.com] Lesions of the trigeminal nerve Expected features Absent corneal reflex Absent sensation in the sensory distribution Weakness/wasting of the muscles of mastication (masseter[derangedphysiology.com] Interpretation : An absent corneal reflex can be due to sensory loss in Vi (e.g. neuropathy or ganglionpathy), weakness or paralysis of the facial muscles (myopathy) or facial[teachneuro.blogspot.com]

  • Brain Death

    He was brain dead with Glasgow Coma Score of 3 and absent corneal reflexes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After rewarming to 36.5 C, neurologic examination showed no eye opening or response to pain, spontaneous myoclonic movements, sluggishly reactive pupils, absent corneal reflexes[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Absence of corneal reflex. Absent corneal reflex is demonstrated by touching the cornea with a piece of tissue paper, a cotton swab, or squirts of water.[surgery.med.miami.edu]

  • Intrapontine Hemorrhage

    Death was significantly more common in patients with a history of hypertension, coma on admission, absent motor response, absent corneal reflex or oculocephalic responses.[mayoclinic.pure.elsevier.com] Neurologically GCS 3/15, doll's eye absent, corneal reflexes absent, lower limbs withdraws to local pain, pupils symmetrical (2 mm each), not reacting to light.[medhelp.org]

  • Cerebellar Stroke

    An absent corneal reflex on hospital admission was found to be highly predictive of poor outcome.[doi.org] On initial examination, the patient was comatose (GCS score of 4) and intubated; his pupils were 3 mm and nonreactive, and corneal reflexes were absent.[doi.org] Significant predictors of death were abnormal corneal and oculocephalic reflexes, a GCS score less than 8, motor response less than localization to pain, acute hydrocephalus[doi.org]

  • Congenital Trigeminal Anesthesia

    Corneal reflexes absent.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bilateral corneal ulceration. Alternating esotropia. Absent corneal reflexes bilaterally. Absent sensation in first division of TN.Skeletal survey – N.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Corneal reflexes absent. Bilateral corneal scarring. Sensation to pain in three divisions of TN absent bilaterally.ERG – N. BAEP – R ear low amplitude response.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Kuskokwim Disease

    reflex * Absent corneal reflex * Pigmented nevi Note that Kuskokwim disease symptoms usually refers to various symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Kuskokwim disease[checkorphan.org] Causes - Kuskokwim disease Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms * Absent corneal reflex * Enlarged muscles * Impaired movements * Muscle wasting * Pigmented nevi Prevention[checkorphan.org] […] sources for Kuskokwim disease includes the 8 symptoms listed below: * Impaired movements * Joint contractures * Waddling walk * Muscle wasting * Enlarged muscles * Impaired corneal[checkorphan.org]

  • Pseudomonas Septicemia

    […] exudate in the anterior chamber), vitreitis, vitreal mass and debris, reduced or absent red reflex, limited view of the fundus, proptosis (a late finding in panophthalmitis[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] These include: eyelid swelling and erythema, corneal edema and infection, injected conjunctiva and sclera, purulent discharge, hypopyon (layering of inflammatory cells and[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com]

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