Unilateral mydriasis during general anesthesia.

W. C. Holmgreen, H. M. Baddour, H. B. Tilson

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A healthy 24-year-old woman was taken to the operating room for surgical removal of impacted third molars while under general anesthesia. During surgery, a local anesthetic was administered, resulting in mydriasis, which was initially mistaken for a central nervous system deficit secondary to a complication from general anesthetic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)740-742
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1979
Externally publishedYes

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  • Surgery


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