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What are the symptoms of Horner's syndrome in children?

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Horner's syndrome affects one side of the face with:

Children who get Horner's syndrome before age 2 also can have one iris (the colored area around the pupil) that's a lighter color than the other one.

  • Droopy upper eyelid
  • Slightly raised lower eyelid
  • Small pupil (the black dot in the middle of your eye)
  • Sunken or bloodshot eye
  • No sweat on that side of the face, or that side may not turn red on hot days or after playing

From: What Is Horner Syndrome? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Horner syndrome."

National Organization for Rare Disorders: "Horner syndrome."

Genetics Home Reference: "Horner syndrome."

American Academy of Ophthalmology: "Horner syndrome."

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on August 6, 2019

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Horner syndrome."

National Organization for Rare Disorders: "Horner syndrome."

Genetics Home Reference: "Horner syndrome."

American Academy of Ophthalmology: "Horner syndrome."

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on August 6, 2019

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