Horner's syndrome: causes, symptoms, diagnosis

Health And Medical Video: Horner'S Syndrome - Causes, Symptoms & Mnemonics (October 2018).


Pathological processes in the body - one of the main causes of the development of Horner syndrome.

Gorner syndrome - a clinical syndrome, due to violations of sympathetic innervation. With this pathology, the oculomotor nerve is affected, which allows the eye to open and close, and the pupil - to expand and narrow. As a result of this defeat, as a rule, there is an omission of the century and a change in one of the pupils.

Gorner syndrome: species

  • Primary (idiopathic). It develops as an independent disease, not associated with any pathologies. Clinical signs in this case regress themselves.
  • Secondary. Caused by various pathologies

Horner's syndrome: reasons

Most often, Gourner's syndrome is acquired as a result of pathological processes in the body, such as:

  • Inflammatory processes in the central nervous system;
  • Tumors of the brain and spinal cord and the tumor of the pancostum (tumor in the upper lung);
  • Inflammatory diseases of the first ribs and upper parts of the spine;
  • Stroke
  • migraine;
  • Trigeminal neuralgia;
  • Myasthenia;
  • Trauma of the brain and spinal cord;
  • Multiple sclerosis;
  • Chronic alcohol intoxication;
  • Inflammation of the middle ear area;
  • Aneurysm of the aorta.

In rare cases, Gorner syndrome is inherited or acquired as a result of medical intervention.

Horner's syndrome: symptoms

There are several signs that indicate oporzvitiy syndrome Gorner.

Horner's syndrome: causes, symptoms, diagnosis
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