Child's Nervous System

, Volume 11, Issue 9, pp 533–535 | Cite as

Horner's syndrome due to jugular venous ectasia

  • Servet Inci
  • Vural Bertan
  • Tülay Kansu
  • Ayşenur Cila
Case Report


Horner's syndrome may be caused by a lesion anywhere along the three-neuron pathway from the hypothalamus to the eye. This syndrome has been reported secondary to numerous causes to date. In this paper, we describe an extremely rare case of Horner's syndrome due to jugular venous extasia demonstrated by computed tomography and intravenous digital subtraction angiography.

Key words

Horner's syndrome Jugular venous ectasia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Servet Inci
    • 1
  • Vural Bertan
    • 1
  • Tülay Kansu
    • 2
  • Ayşenur Cila
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryHacettepe University, School of MedicineAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyHacettepe University, School of MedicineAnkaraTurkey
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyHacettepe University, School of MedicineAnkaraTurkey

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