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Horner's syndrome

Horner's syndrome: Introduction

Horner's syndrome: A rare condition caused by damage to the sympathetic nervous system that supply the eye on the affected side of the head. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Horner's syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Horner's syndrome

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Curable Types of Horner's syndrome

Possibly curable types of Horner's syndrome include:

  • Pancoast's tumour of the lung associated with Horner's syndrome
  • Horner's syndrome associated with dissecting aortic aneurysm
  • Horner's syndrome associated with migraine
  • Horner's syndrome associated with carotid artery ischemia
  • Horner's syndrome associated with brachial plexus lesions
  • more types...»

Rare Types of Horner's syndrome:

Rare types of Horner's syndrome include:

  • Horner's syndrome associated with dissecting aortic aneurysm
  • Horner's syndrome associated with migraine
  • Horner's syndrome associated with carotid artery ischemia
  • Horner's syndrome associated with brachial plexus lesions
  • more types...»

Horner's syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Horner's syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Horner's syndrome

Horner's syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Horner's syndrome

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Definitions of Horner's syndrome:

A syndrome associated with defective sympathetic innervation to one side of the face, including the eye. Clinical features include MIOSIS; mild BLEPHAROPTOSIS; and hemifacial ANHIDROSIS (decreased sweating)(see HYPOHIDROSIS). Lesions of the BRAIN STEM; cervical SPINAL CORD; first thoracic nerve root; apex of the LUNG; CAROTID ARTERY; CAVERNOUS SINUS; and apex of the ORBIT may cause this condition. (From Miller et al., Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th ed, pp500-11) - (Source - Diseases Database)

A pattern of symptoms occurring as a result of damage to nerves in the cervical region of the spine (drooping eyelids and constricted pupils and absence of facial sweating) - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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