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    Diabetes with Eye Pain and Headache - Patient Case of the Week

    Woman with Diabetes, Eye Pain, Headache, Nausea, and Vomiting - Clinical Patient Case of the Week

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    Try this case and test your knowledge of eye pain.

    A 57-year old woman with poorly controlled diabetes presents with unilateral eye pain and associated headache, nausea, and vomiting. She comes in urgently and is slumped over in the chair with her hand over the affected eye. Her vision in the symptomatic eye is significantly impaired, and her intraocular pressure is markedly elevated and her cornea appears cloudy.


    Which of the following signs will be associated with the patient's diagnosis?

    Answer Options:

    deep anterior chamber

    reactive pupil

    constricted pupil

    conjunctival redness

    The correct answer is:

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