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Horner's syndrome

Horner's syndrome: Introduction

Horner's syndrome: Horner's syndrome is characterised by ptosis, meiosis, anhidrosis and loss of ciliospinal reflex. See detailed information below for a list of 45 causes of Horner's syndrome, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Horner's syndrome:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Horner's syndrome. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Horner's syndrome

  • Cervical spinal cord injury
  • Hydatid cyst, lung
  • Neoplasms/tumors
  • Carcinoma, oat cell (small cell), lung
  • Cervical spinal cord tumor
  • more common causes...»

Horner's syndrome: Symptom Checker

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Horner's syndrome: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Horner's syndrome

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Causes of Horner's syndrome listed in Disease Database:

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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)

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); 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.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Horner's syndrome

The list below shows some of the causes of Horner's syndrome mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Horner's syndrome?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Horner's syndrome. Of the 45 causes of Horner's syndrome that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 43 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Horner's syndrome:

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What are the alternative names for Horner's syndrome:

Claude Bernard-Horner syndrome, Ocular-ophthalmoplegia, sympathetic
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Horner's syndrome:

Symptoms related to Horner's syndrome:

Miosis (51 causes), Anhydrosis, Ptosis (72 causes), Facial sweating, Constricted pupil

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