TITLE

Traumatic Facial Diplegia and Horner Syndrome: Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Roth, Jonathan; Toaff, Jacob; Margalit, Nevo; Salame, Khalil
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
European Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery;Aug2007, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p425
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Traumatic facial diplegia is an uncommon pathology, and is usually associated with bitemporal bone fractures. Traumatic Horner syndrome is mostly associated with carotid artery dissection. We present a case with traumatic facial diplegia and a unilateral Horner syndrome where the mechanisms of injury were unusual. The patient had developed his neurological deficits 9 days following trauma. We discuss the mechanisms of the facial palsy and Horner syndrome and the importance of their diagnosis.
ACCESSION #
26147378

 

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