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February 1982

Pseudo-Horner's Syndrome

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Neurology (Drs B. Thompson and Kline) and Ophthalmology (Dr Kline), University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, and the Departments of Neurology (Dr Corbett) and Ophthalmology (Dr H. Thompson), University of Iowa, Iowa City.

Arch Neurol. 1982;39(2):108-111. doi:10.1001/archneur.1982.00510140042011

• Eighteen patients who were studied for Horner's syndrome were found to have ipsilateral ptosis and miosis not due to oculosympathetic paralysis. A systematic approach to the diagnosis of Horner's syndrome should include pharmacologic pupillary testing with topically applied cocaine.

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