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Horner's syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Bernard-Horner Syndrome
  • Oculosympathetic Palsy
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Treatment

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How might Horner's syndrome be treated?

Treatment depends on the underlying cause. There is no specific treatment for Horner's syndrome itself.[1] In many cases, no effective treatment is known.[2]
Last updated: 3/6/2012

References
  1. Horner syndrome. MedlinePlus. May 20, 2014; http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000708.htm. Accessed 10/1/2014.
  2. Parmar MS. Horner Syndrome. eMedicine. June 5, 2008; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/279394-overview. Accessed 3/27/2009.


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Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • The Centers for Mendelian Genomics program is working to discover the causes of rare genetic disorders. For more information about applying to the research study, please visit their website.
  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Horner's syndrome. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Bernard-Horner Syndrome
  • Oculosympathetic Palsy
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.