Horner’s Syndrome

Matthew J. Thurtell, Robert L. Tomsak and Robert B. Daroff

in Neuro-Ophthalmology

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Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780195390841
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322893 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Horner’s Syndrome

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Horner’s syndrome can be caused by a lesion anywhere along the oculosympathetic pathway. Although there may be other signs that might help with localization of the lesion, the syndrome often occurs in isolation. We review the approach to the patient with suspected Horner’s syndrome, with special attention to the role of investigations such as pharmacologic pupil testing and imaging.

Chapter.  1492 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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