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Horner's syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Bernard-Horner Syndrome
  • Oculosympathetic Palsy
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  • I have Horner's Syndrome which is believed to have been caused by a thoracic spinal tumor. I have all of the symptoms, except that of my eye retracting back into the socket. Will the syndrome keep progressing now that the tumor has been removed? Is that something I should be watching for? Click here for answer

  • My son was recently diagnosed with Horner syndrome. Is it possible that he got this after having his neck and back aligned by a chiropractor? Also as a parent is there anything I should be concerned about? Do you recommend any restrictions to his playing high school sports?  Click here for answer

  • My friend was recently diagnosed with Horner syndrome. I am trying to find information and resources regarding this topic. Click here for answer

  • My sister was recently diagnosed with Horner syndrome. Last year I was diagnosed with cluster headaches. Are these two condition related? Click here for answer

  • My daughter sustained an injury which required her to be placed on an ECMO machine for several days. The machine damaged a nerve which caused Horner syndrome. Can you provide me with more information about this condition? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Bernard-Horner Syndrome
  • Oculosympathetic Palsy
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.