Horner’s Syndrome – A Medical Discovery From the American Civil War

Unequally sized pupils in combination with a drooping eyelid on the side of the smaller pupil and decreased sweating on the same side of the face is known as Horner’s syndrome, named for Johann Friedrich Horner, a Swiss ophthalmologist who wrote up a case in 1869. When present, Horner’s syndrome indicates interruption of the sympathetic...
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