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The cervical sympathetic trunk or the cervical sympathetic chain is a cephalic continuation of the thoracic sympathetic trunk located in a bundle space.
Paragangliomas arising from the cervical sympathetic chain are exceptionally rare, but they must be considered in the differential diagnosis of parapharyngeal masses.
To the best of our knowledge, this is a very rare report in terms of thyroid benign nodule associated with irreversible HS due to cervical sympathetic chain compression.
Compression of the cervical sympathetic chain by large benign or malignant thyroid nodule rarely may result in HS.
To the best of our knowledge, this is a very rare report regarding thyroid benign nodule associated with irreversible HS due to cervical sympathetic chain compression in the literature.
Phrenic, vagus, glossopharyngeal and cervical sympathetic chain nerve involvement have also been reported, although these are associated more with a deep cervical plexus block.
Blood supply of the human cervical sympathetic chain and ganglia.
The styloid diaphragm, an aponeurotic sheath originating in the styloid apophysis is located on a plane inclined from above to below and from back to front, dividing the PPS into two compartments: the pre-styloid compartment occupied mainly by the parotid gland deep lobe, and the post-styloid compartment, containing the internal carotid artery, internal jugular vein, cervical sympathetic chain and the last four pairs of cranial nerves (3).
Horner's syndrome: a rare presentation of cervical sympathetic chain schwannoma.