Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology

ISSN - 2155-9562

Vefa Ozcan

Vefa Ozcan


  • Case Report
    A Rare Cause of Horner Syndrome: Arteria Lusoria
    Author(s): Nedim Ongun, Funda Tumkaya, Eylem Degirmenci and Vefa OzcanNedim Ongun, Funda Tumkaya, Eylem Degirmenci and Vefa Ozcan

    Horner syndrome is a combination of clinical signs, classically of ipsilateral ptosis, pupillary miosis and facial anhydrosis, secondary to the interruption of the oculosympathetic pathway. The causes include tumour infiltration, compression by a lesion such as an aneurysm, iatrogenic causes and traumatic injuries. This paper presents a case of Horner Syndrome due to a rare cause, a congenital anomaly of the aortic arch, arteria lusoria. A 37 year old, female patient referred to our department with a 4 weeks history of ptosis in the right eye. Her medical history was unremarkable. On examination, there was ptosis at her right eyelid and right pupil was myotic. After the tests and examinations, her clinical problem was decided as a well-known condition named "Horner syndrome". Our patient diagnosed as Horner syndrome secondary to aberrant right subclavian artery (arteria lusoria) which.. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9562.1000445

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