Translational Surgery

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 88--89

Horner«SQ»s syndrome: A rare complication of thyroid cancer surgery


Sonmez Ocak1, Huseyin Alakus2, Mehmet Esat Duymus2, Mustafa Kaya2, Kursat Karadayi2, Elif Colak1 
1 Department of General Surgery, Samsun Training and Research Hospital, Samsun, Turkey
2 Department of Surgical Oncology, Cumhuriyet University Hospital, Sivas, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Elif Colak
Department of General Surgery, Samsun Training and Research Hospital, Baris Bulvari, No. 199, Ilyaskoy, Samsun
Turkey

Horner«SQ»s syndrome (HS) is a disorder of oculosympathetic pathway. Signs of this syndrome are ipsilateral ptosis, pupillary miosis, and anhidrosis. Cerebrovascular diseases, malignant tumors and iatrogenic injuries after neck and thoracic surgical procedures are the most common reasons. It is a rare complication of thyroid cancer surgery. In this case report, a patient with HS after total thyroidectomy and central neck dissection due to medullary thyroid carcinoma with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A had presented.


How to cite this article:
Ocak S, Alakus H, Duymus ME, Kaya M, Karadayi K, Colak E. Horner's syndrome: A rare complication of thyroid cancer surgery.Transl Surg 2016;1:88-89


How to cite this URL:
Ocak S, Alakus H, Duymus ME, Kaya M, Karadayi K, Colak E. Horner's syndrome: A rare complication of thyroid cancer surgery. Transl Surg [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Jul 4 ];1:88-89
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