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Horner's Syndrome after a Fracture of the First Rib Caused by a Crushing Injury
Dae Sung Ma, Hyun Jin Cho, Jung Nam Lee, Yang Bin Jeon
Journal of Trauma and Injury 2014;27(4):201-203
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1Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Trauma Center, Gachon University Gil Hospital, Gachon University, Incheon, Korea. ybjeon@gilhospital.com
2Department of Surgery, Trauma Center, Gachon University Gil Hospital, Gachon University, Incheon, Korea.
Received: 11 August 2014   • Revised: 31 August 2014   • Accepted: 4 September 2014

Patients with Horner's syndrome exhibit a variety of symptoms, including miosis, palpebral ptosis, and anhidrosis. This syndrome is caused by interruptions of the sympathetic neural pathways. This paper describes two cases of patients with Horner's syndrome who experienced a first rib fracture after crushing injuries.

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