Horner's syndrome

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Horner's syndrome

Postby Cece » Tue Jul 19, 2011 12:27 pm

www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/p ... 8008001037
Horner's syndrome secondary to internal jugular venous cannulation

Pertti K. Suominen MD, PhDa, Associate Professor, Anna-Maija Korhonen MD, PhDa, Assistant Professor, Sonia J. Vaida MDb, Associate Professor and Arja S. Hiller MD, PhDa, Assistant Professor

Abstract
Horner's syndrome is a rare complication following insertion of a central catheter into the internal jugular vein (IJV). A 5-year-old boy, who developed unilateral Horner's syndrome postoperatively following IJV cannulation, is presented. The Horner's syndrome resolved completely after 5 months


wikipedia on Horner's syndrome:
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I thought this was of minor interest. Horner's syndrome is a disorder of the sympathetic nervous system. It can be a complication of IJV cannulation, although I don't know why, but perhaps because of disrupted flow? We see improvements in sympathetic nervous system functions such as sweating after CCSVI treatment. I wonder why & how.
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Postby newday » Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:09 am

Interesting...I was told I had horners prior to my ms dx and ccsvi treatment
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Postby Cece » Wed Jul 20, 2011 6:42 am

Did your specific horners symptoms improve after ccsvi treatment?

In wikipedia it said that horners syndrome can be secondary to MS.
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