Skip to Content

Tournay phenomenon

Pronunciation: tur-na'

Definition: dilation of the pupil in the abducting eye on extreme lateral gaze. This is present in only a small percentage of the normal population and has no known association with disease.

Synonym(s): Tournay sign

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.