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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Upon follow-up 2 weeks later, the neck mass was noted to be markedly decreased in size and the Horner syndrome had resolved completely.
Horner syndrome was first described in 1879 by Swiss ophthalmologist Johann Friedrich Horner.
Latanaprost treatment of the heterochromia in a patient with acquired horner syndrome.
Duration of positive urine for cocaine metabolite after ophthalmic administration: implications for testing patients with suspected Horner syndrome using ophthalmic cocaine.
In ourfirst case report, patient had Horner Syndrome priortothe surgery and a hoarseness was persistent after surgery.
Horner syndrome involves pupillary changes, a droopy eyelid, and a one-sided decrease in facial sweating, typically lasting for about 20 minutes.
Eye muscles can also be affected, which is visibly noticeable by a droopy eyelid and a smaller pupil, known as Horner Syndrome.
All patients experienced Horner syndrome after the injection, which was an expected side effect of a successful stellate-ganglion block and which resolved upon absorption of the anesthetic, the researchers said.
Drolet cited herpes, pediatric Horner syndrome, staphylococcus infection, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, neonatal lupus, irritable bowel disease, Crohn's disease, HenochSchonlein purpura, drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome, dermoid cyst, and PHACE (posterior fossa brain malformations, hemangiomas of the face, arterial anomalies, cardiac anomalies, and eye abnormalities) syndrome.
Understanding this pathway is important in distinguishing Raeder syndrome from Horner syndrome, as the presentation of the former is now recognized to accompany a number of other disease entities in the head and neck region.
Acquired heterochromia with horner syndrome in two adults.
Patients may present with abdominal distention, malaise, weight loss, Horner Syndrome and Opsoclonus-Myoclonus.
Abducens Nerve Palsy and Horner Syndrome Due to Metastatic Tumor in the Cavernous Sinus.