Relative Afferent Pupillary Defect: An Unusual Manifestation of Carotid Artery Dissection Article

PMID: 22778685 Web of Science: 000420248500015

Cited authors

  • Lazar, David; Rodman, Adam; Vidal, Gabriel


  • We report the case of a man with a carotid dissection who had relative afferent pupillary defect (RAPD) that persisted throughout his hospital course. Other causes for RAPD were quickly ruled out. Carotid dissections often have ophthalmic manifestations-including RAPD, which, although uncommon as a presenting sign, can be tested for with the swinging flashlight test.

Publication date

  • 2012

Published in

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1524-5012

Start page

  • 167

End page

  • 169


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