Iowa State University Veterinarian: Volume 32, Issue 2
This article contains news pertaining to the students of the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Horner's Syndrome is a condition caused by lesions affecting the nervous system and manifested by changes in the eye. The syndrome has been described in man and in animals and is characterized by enophthalmos, ptosis, miosis, and anhidrosis (due to paralysis of the sympathetic innervation of the eye).
This 8 year old female Dachshund was admitted to the Stange Memorial Clinic on March 14. The owners complained tat the dog was very sensitive around the head and neck. They first noticed the condition two weeks ago, but it appeared to get better. Now the condition is worse.
Most people agree that for a thorough understanding of any subject the mechanism of action must be known.
This article contains a case review for the benefit of the students of College of Veterinary Medicine.