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Anisocoria and diagnostic applications of pilocarpine – An eye opener

      The article by Kokulu et al. [
      • Kokulu K.
      • Öner H.
      • Özen C.
      • Eroğlu S.E.
      • Altunok İ.
      • Akça H.Ş.
      Pharmacologic anisocoria due to nebulized ipratropium bromide: a diagnostic challenge.
      ] is interesting and informative from the point of patient safety and medical errors. We would like to mention the diagnostic applications and limitations of pilocarpine to differentiate anisocoria at the bedside.
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