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Horner’s syndrome secondary to carotid artery dissection caused by Eagle syndrome

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 31 January 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l286
  1. Christopher Wooton, radiology registrar1,
  2. Calum Adams, consultant radiologist2,
  3. Mark Hunter, consultant radiologist2,
  4. Julie McManus, consultant stroke physician2
  1. 1Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, UK
  2. 2Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley, UK
  1. Correspondence to C Wooton cwooton{at}

A 55 year old man presented with a 2 week history of headache, right sided ptosis, ipsilateral facial sensitivity, and anisocoria.

He underwent computed tomography angiography (fig 1).

Fig 1

(Image courtesy of MA …

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