Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: myotonic pupil

  • William John Adie (1886–1935)

    JMS PearceHull, England William John Adie (Fig 1) deserves to be remembered as an unusually gifted, compassionate clinician and teacher, but he is best known for his account of the myotonic (Holmes-Adie) pupil. One of many talented Australians who enhanced British medicine, Adie was born in Geelong, west of Melbourne. He was educated at Flinder’s…