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Horner Syndrome (Horner's Syndrome) Summary

Description: A syndrome associated with defective sympathetic innervation to one side of the face, including the eye. Clinical features include MIOSIS; mild BLEPHAROPTOSIS; and hemifacial ANHIDROSIS (decreased sweating)(see HYPOHIDROSIS). Lesions of the BRAIN STEM; cervical SPINAL CORD; first thoracic nerve root; apex of the LUNG; CAROTID ARTERY; CAVERNOUS SINUS; and apex of the ORBIT may cause this condition. (From Miller et al., Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th ed, pp500-11)

Also Known As: Horner's Syndrome; Syndrome, Horner's; Syndrome, Horner; Bernard Syndrome; Bernard's Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 366 relevant articles (11 outcomes, 8 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Horner Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. apraclonidine (Iopidine) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 33 results : FDA 3 Generic
  2. Cocaine (Cocaine HCl) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 25 results : IBA
  3. Phenylephrine (Neo-Synephrine) : 1 outcome in 11 results : FDA 17 Generic
  4. Ophthalmic Solutions (Eye Drops) : 1 outcome in 11 results : IBA
  5. Ganciclovir (Cytovene) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 7 Generic
  6. Edrophonium (Tensilon) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 8 Generic
  7. p-Hydroxyamphetamine (Hydroxyamfetamine) : 1 study in 18 results : FDA 2
  8. Adrenergic Agents (Adrenergic Drugs) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  9. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 9 results : IBA
  10. Bupivacaine (Bupivacaine Hydrochloride) : 9 results : FDA 50 Generic
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Diseases Related to Horner Syndrome

  1. Paresis (Hemiparesis)
  2. Miosis
  3. Infection
  4. Blepharoptosis (Ptosis, Eyelid)
  5. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Key Therapies for Horner Syndrome

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  1. Sympathectomy (Sympathectomies) : 2 outcomes in 34 results
  2. Lasers (Laser) : 1 outcome in 3 results
  3. Epidural Anesthesia : 1 study in 17 results
  4. Mastectomy (Mammectomy) : 1 study in 2 results
  5. Nerve Block (Nerve Blocks) : 1 study in 1 result
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