Horner's syndrome


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Noun1.Horner's syndrome - 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)
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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A 42 years old male patient who had type II diabetes mellitus, hypertension and right sided Horner's syndrome with absent femoral pulses presented to us for evaluation.
The Claude Bernard-Horner's syndrome (oculosympathetic paresis), commonly known as Horner's syndrome (HS), is due to injury to the sympathetic chain running over the carotid vessels.[19] It occurs when there is interruption of the oculosympathetic pathway which supplies sympathetic innervation to the sweat glands (ipsilateral body and face), dilator muscles of the eye, and retractor muscles of the upper and lower eyelids.[20]
DTC does not show remarkable clinical symptoms when the disease is in early stages, and as it progresses, it is associated with enlarged cervical masses, hoarseness, and Horner's syndrome. Since the rate of distant DTC metastasis is only 5.2%, it can easily be misdiagnosed, especially when patients present with symptoms in other organs.
Horner's syndrome in dogs and cats: 100 cases (1975-1985).
Some cats will experience a condition called "Horner's Syndrome" due to mild trauma to the nerves that traverse this region on their way to the eyes from the brain.
These changes were enclosed in the one-and-a-half syndrome and left-sided Horner's syndrome. The patient also presented a grade II-III paresis of the right lower limb.
It is usually asymptomatic but can cause hoarseness of voice or Horner's syndrome and can be complicated by thrombosis.
Other symptoms may include pulsatile tinnitus, transient blindness (amaurosis fugax), and partial Horner's syndrome. The partial Horner's syndrome consisting of miosis and ptosis is due to stretching of the nearby sympathetic plexus by the same force that injures the carotid.
Another serious complication of ETS, detected in the early postoperative period, is Horner's syndrome. Horner's syndrome may not only occur as a result of a surgical trauma to stellate ganglia, may occur due to a change in negative intrathoracic pressure during the placement of thoracoport, too (15).
Heterochromia iridis can be a part of a congenital (present from birth) syndrome like the Waardenburg syndrome, Horner's syndrome, Sturge-Weber syndrome or Parry-Romberg syndrome, which are inherent.
We report an unusual clinical presentation heralding blast crisis transformation in a CML patient, characterized by cervical lymphadenopathy, cervicothoracic paraspinal chloroma with leukemic infiltration of the brachial plexus causing left Horner's syndrome, and ipsilateral symptomatic arm involvement.