Adie syndrome is also called Holmes-Adie Syndrome.
Adie syndrome is a rare condition which is most commonly seen in young females in their 30s3,4.
Patients most commonly present with a classic triad of:
- absent deep tendon reflexes, e.g. ankle jerk
- an Adie pupil: tonically dilated and responds poorly or not at all to light
Unilateral pupillary symptoms are more common than bilateral3,4.
History and etymology
It was named after the British-Australian neurologist William John Adie (1886 - 1935) 1.
- 1. Pearce JM. William John Adie (1886-1935). (2004) Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry. 75 (8): 1111. doi:10.1136/jnnp.2003.020321 - Pubmed
- 2. NINDS Holmes-Adie syndrome Information Page http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/holmes_adie/holmes_adie.htm
- 3. Sherrill T. Lutz D. Adie Syndrome: A Case Report. The Journal of American Board of Family Medicine. 1997; 10: 439-6.
- 4. Manbeer S. Sarao, Sandeep Sharma. Adie Syndrome. (2018) Pubmed