Horner’S Syndrome

(Horner syndrome)

The Horner syndrome consists of ptosis, miosis and anhidrosis (Editor’s note: and Enopthalmus) by a dysfunction of the cervical sympathetic efferent fibers.

The Horner syndrome consists of ptosis, miosis and anhidrosis (Editor’s note: and Enopthalmus) by a dysfunction of the cervical sympathetic efferent fibers. Etiology A Horner’s syndrome occurs when the likeable neck strand to the eye leads from the hypothalamus, is interrupted. The causative lesion may be primary (incl. Congenital) or secondary to another disease. The lesions are usually divided into the following central (z. B. ischemia in the brain stem, syringomyelia, brain tumor) Peripherals (z. B. Pancoast tumor, neck lymph node adenopathy, neck and head injuries, Aortendissketion or carotid dissection, thoracic aortic aneurysm) Peripheral lesions may be preganglionic or postganglionic origin. Symptoms and signs Symptoms include ptosis, miosis, anhidrosis and hyperemia of the affected side. Horner syndrome DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY var model = {thumbnailUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/c0085693-horner-syndrome-science-photo-library-high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw = 350 ‘, imageUrl:’ /-/media/manual/professional/images/c0085693-horner-syndrome-science-photo-library-high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0 ‘, title:’ Horner’s syndrome ‘description : ‘ u003Ca id = “v37896395 ” class = “”anchor “” u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = “”para “” u003e u003cp u003eDiese Figure ptosis shows (drooping of the eyelid) and miosis (constricted pupil) of the left eye of a patient with Horner syndrome u003c / p u003e u003c / div u003e ‘credits’. DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY’

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