Isolated Horner syndrome and syringomyelia in a child.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Horner syndrome can be caused by a variety of etiologies that interrupt the sympathetic innervation of the eye, including but not limited to central mass lesions. Recently, it has been debated whether neuroimaging has a place in the diagnostic algorithm of isolated pediatric Horner syndrome given the low incidence of neuroblastoma. We present a case of a 19-month-old girl with an isolated Horner syndrome, likely caused by a lower cervical syrinx, that was diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Moreno, TA; El-Dairi, MA; Cabrera, MT

Published Date

  • December 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 569 - 570

PubMed ID

  • 23237755

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1528-3933

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jaapos.2012.07.009


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States