ISSN : 2146-3123
E-ISSN : 2146-3131

Horner's Syndrome Following Uncomplicated Internal Jugular Vein Catheterization: A Case Report
Sevtap Hekimoğlu Şahin 1, Gaye Kaya 1, Onur Koyuncu 1, Zafer Pamukçu 1
1Trakya Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Anesteziyoloji ve Reanimasyon Anabilim Dalı, Edirne
Pages : 79-81

Abstract

Percutaneous cannulation of the internal jugular vein is widely used for central venous cannulations. Horner's syndrome may develop as a rare complication of internal jugular vein cannulation. We presented a 47-year-old female patient who developed Horner's syndrome one day after uncomplicated internal jugular venous cannulation, which was accompanied by miosis, ptosis, and anisocoria. The symptoms improved within a week.

Keywords : Catheterization, central venous/adverse effects; Horner syndrome/etiology; jugular veins
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