Congenital Horner syndrome associated with non-cervical neuroblastoma

Dev Med Child Neurol. 1992 Jul;34(7):642-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.1992.tb11495.x.


Horner syndrome may be caused by a neuroblastoma involving the cervical sympathetic nervous system. A two-year-old girl presented with Horner syndrome and a discrete, distant neuroblastoma, suggesting that these two conditions represent a more widespread dysgenesis of the sympathetic nervous system.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Horner Syndrome / congenital*
  • Horner Syndrome / etiology
  • Horner Syndrome / pathology
  • Humans
  • Myelography
  • Neuroblastoma / complications*
  • Neuroblastoma / diagnostic imaging
  • Spinal Cord Neoplasms / complications*
  • Spinal Cord Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging
  • Sympathetic Nervous System / abnormalities