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  Horner’s Syndrome Following Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus [Turk J Neurol]
Turk J Neurol. 2009; 15(2): 82-84

Horner’s Syndrome Following Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus

Berker Bakbak1, Ali Rıza Cenk Çelebi2, Cumhur Şener2
1Kars State Hospital, Ophthalmology Clinic And Hacettepe University Health Science Institute, Neuro-ophthalmology Program, Ankara, Turkey
2Department Of Ophthalmology, Faculty Of Medicine, University Of Hacettepe, Ankara, Turkey

A 60-year-old woman presented with the complaint of left upper eyelid ptosis. Eight weeks earlier she was treated with antiviral
agents for herpes zoster ophthalmicus. Neuro-ophthalmic examination revealed pitozis and miyozis in her left eye. Based on aprac-
lonidine and hydroxyamphetamine test results the patient was diagnosed as postganglionic Horner’s syndrome. The rarity of Hor-
ner’s syndrome following herpes zoster ophthalmicus and the importance of topical agents in its diagnosis are emphasized.

Keywords: Horner syndrome, herpes zoster ophthalmicus


Berker Bakbak, Ali Rıza Cenk Çelebi, Cumhur Şener. Horner’s Syndrome Following Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus. Turk J Neurol. 2009; 15(2): 82-84

Corresponding Author: Berker Bakbak, Türkiye


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