Hemodynamic instability and Horner's syndrome following a labour lumbar neuraxial block: A warning sign of a potentially lethal event?

Research paper by Daryl Irving DI Smith, Jennifer L JL Chiem, Spencer S Burk, Zana Cabak ZC Borovcanin, Nobuyuki-Hai NH Tran

Indexed on: 25 Jan '17Published on: 25 Jan '17Published in: Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine


The development of Horner's syndrome during routine neuraxial anaesthesia suggests anatomic, technical or physiologic variance. Even more importantly, it warrants immediate cessation of the anaesthetic intervention.