HORNER, Johann Friedrich

1834–1886
  • Peter Beighton
  • Greta Beighton

Abstract

HORNER syndrome comprises unilateral ptosis and abnormal pupillary reactions, due to dysfunction of the cervical sympathetic nerves. The condition is usually non-genetic, but a rare congenital autosomal dominant form has been documented.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Beighton
    • 1
  • Greta Beighton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human GeneticsUniversity of Cape Town Medical SchoolSouth Africa

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