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Quantitative metrics of the pupillary light reflex are greater in adolescents with adolescent sport-related concussions and may act as a physiological biomarker for concussion, according to a study in JAMA Ophthalmology.

In this prospective cohort, the pupillary light reflex metrics of 134 healthy control individuals and 98 athletes with a diagnosis of sport-related concussion were obtained an average of 12 days after the injury occurred.  …


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Pupillary light reflex metrics may serve as biomarker for concussion

Quantitative metrics of the pupillary light reflex are greater in adolescents with adolescent sport-related concussions and may act as a physiological biomarker for concussion, according to a study in JAMA Ophthalmology.