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A 33-year-old operating room nurse accidentally has blood splashed in her eyes.

A 33-year-old operating room nurse accidentally has blood splashed in her eyes during a procedure. The surgical resident who examines her immediately afterward notices that she has 2-mm anisocoria and sends her to the emergency room. She feels well, is alert and talkative, and has no motor dysfunction. On examination, the emergency room physician recognizes that the iris of the eye with the smaller pupil is pale blue, while that of the other eye is brown. The etiology of the woman’s anisocoria is probably

A.

Conjunctivitis

B.

Traumatic third-nerve palsy

C.

Carotid artery dissection

D.

Pupillary sphincter injury

E.

Congenital

Please Select at least one option.