Horner's syndrome

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Horner's syndrome

[′hȯrn·ərz ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A complex of symptoms due to unilateral destruction of the cervical sympathetics.
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Topical apraclonidine in the diagnosis of suspected Horner syndrome.
Positive apraclonidine test within two weeks of onset of Horner syndrome caused by carotid artery dissection.
The development of Horner syndrome (ptosis, miosis, and anhidrosis) is an expected outcome in almost all patients, and therefore it warrants preoperative discussion.
3,4) Pourfour du Petit syndrome occasionally precedes Horner syndrome (3) Our case was complicated by the fact that our patient exhibited characteristics of both syndromes, possibly during a transition period from Pourfour du Petit to Homer.
1,2) Depending on the size and location of the aneurysm, the direction of its growth, and the specific adjacent structures involved, possible signs and symptoms include headaches, epistaxis, avascular retrotympanic mass with hemotympanum and/or otorrhagia, pulsatile tinnitus, hearing loss, vertigo, and Horner syndrome or Raeder paratrigeminal neuralgia.