A case of postganglionic Horner syndrome after catheterization of internal jugular vein confirmed with pharmacological tests

Büyüktortop, Nesrin; Gürbüz-Köz, #x00D6;zlem; Atalay, Tuba; Kural, Gülcan
July 2008
Turkish Journal of Pediatrics;2008, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p391
Academic Journal
Horner syndrome, consisting of ipsilateral miosis, upper eye lid ptosis, and facial anhidrosis, has been reported as a rare complication of internal jugular vein catheterization. In this paper, we describe a nine-year-old girl presenting with postganglionic Horner syndrome, in whom right-sided ptosis and miosis occurred after ipsilateral percutaneous internal jugular venous catheterization.


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