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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 774-775

Case report on migraine with photophobia – Is the pupil at fault?


Department of Ophthalmology, Apex Eye Care, Cuttack, Odisha, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ruby Moharana
Department of Ophthalmology, Apex Eye Care, Kathagola Road, Mangalabag, Cuttack, Odisha
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_131_21

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Pupillary abnormalities can be a potential cause of migraine with photophobia. A 32-year-old female developed Adie's pupil following concussion injury which triggered severe episodes of migraine with extreme photophobia. We used diluted Pilocarpine drops (0.125%) for treatment and the patient had significant improvement in MIDAS (Migraine Disability Assessment) score after treatment. This case highlights the importance of pupillary examination in cases of migraine.


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