Horner's syndrome secondary to internal jugular venous cannulation

Pertti K. Suominen, Anna Maija Korhonen, Sonia J. Vaida, Arja S. Hiller

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Horner's syndrome is a rare complication following insertion of a central catheter into the internal jugular vein (IJV). A 5-year-old boy, who developed unilateral Horner's syndrome postoperatively following IJV cannulation, is presented. The Horner's syndrome resolved completely after 5 months.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)304-306
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Anesthesia
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jun 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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