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Neuronal metabolism and sympathetic pupillary activity in infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1484497     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A delayed or immature transmission dynamics of an otherwise diffuse mesolimbic catecholamine circuit is suggested to be the reason behind lack of pupillary activity and reflex often observed in infants less than one year of age. This deficiency is known to be fully compensated in later years following a growing curve of neuronal metabolic change and as well as a curve for synaptoogenesis.
Authors:
L P SriVatsa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Metabolic, pediatric, and systemic ophthalmology (New York, N.Y. : 1985)     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0882-889X     ISO Abbreviation:  Metab Pediatr Syst Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  1992  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-02-18     Completed Date:  1993-02-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800197     Medline TA:  Metab Pediatr Syst Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  12-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Palo Alto Retinal Medical Group, Los Altos, California 94022.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Efferent Pathways / physiology
Female
Humans
Infant
Iris / innervation*
Male
Neurons / metabolism*
Reflex, Pupillary / physiology*
Sympathetic Nervous System / physiology*

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