Anisocoria Caused by Datura Stramonium A Case Report

Anisocoria Caused by Datura Stramonium A Case Report


  • Erkut Etcioglu
  • Yasin Canbolat
  • Orhan Orkun Kiziloz


Anisocoria, Gardener’s Pupilla, Angel’s Trumpet Plant, Datura Stramonium, Mydriasis.


Plants found in nature have been consumed for centuries for nutrition as well as for treatment, but some of these plants have toxic properties. One of them is Datura Stramonium, also known as Angel’s Trumpets plant. L-hyoscyamine, atropine, and scopolamine in the structure of this plant are responsible for the anticholinergic effects. Various symptoms may occur by touching this plant or consuming it through oral route. In this article, patient who had hand-eye contact after touching the Datura Stramonium plant and admitted to the emergency department with the complaint of unilateral pupil dilation in his right eye is presented.