Article Text

Unusual association of diseases/symptoms
Alports syndrome: a cause of Horner’s syndrome due to internal carotid dissection?
  1. Roger Wong,
  2. Ranjan Rajendram,
  3. Dawn Sim,
  4. Andrew Elliott
  1. Frimley Park Hospital NHS Trust, Frimley, GU16 7UJ, UK
  1. drrogerwong{at}


This case illustrates the importance of prompt investigation and management in a patient with localising physical signs. The significance of having the gene for Alports syndrome is unknown, but is of interest as this may have bearing on the aetiology of this patient’s diagnosis.

Statistics from

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.


  • Competing interests: None.

  • Patient consent: Patient/guardian consent was obtained for publication