Horner's syndrome

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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)

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Hemiplegia vegetativa alterna (ipsilateral Horner's syndrome and contralateral hemihiperhidrosis) following proximal posterior cerebral artery occlusion.
Three months after further TB care, her Horner's syndrome had resolved.
Horner's Syndrome is a neurological disorder that causes the pupil to lose its ability to dilate.
Horner's syndrome results from the denervation of the sympathetic supply to the eye.
The patient was a 55-year-old man investigated for a left lung mass, massive pleural effusion and left-sided Horner's syndrome.
Because of the high levels of HIV and TB infections in South Africa, Horner's syndrome secondary to tuberculous lymph node compression of sympathetic nerves is a common occurrence.
Progressive enlargement of the tumor may lead to hoarseness, cranial nerve deficits, pain, vocal fold paralysis, and/or Horner's syndrome.
This is diagnostic," Dr Barnard confirmed, "although it's only a quarter of a millimetre, it tells me it's Horner's syndrome.
Thompson and Mensher (1) described the topical use of cocaine to confirm the diagnosis of Horner's syndrome and hydroxyamphetamine to distinguish between pre- and postganglionic causative lesions.
Depending on the adjacent anatomy, these symptoms can include vocal fold dysfunction, hoarseness, cough, Horner's syndrome, and paresthesia among others.
However, in pathological anisocoria, abnormally reacting smaller pupils can be caused by Horner's Syndrome, Argyll Robertson pupil and iritis, whereas abnormally reacting larger pupils can be caused1 by a compressive third nerve palsy and Adie's pupil.
Horner's syndrome presents with all of the following EXCEPT