Stokes-Adams attack


Stokes-Adams attack
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  • Stokes Adams attack — Sudden collapse into unconsciousness due to a disorder of heart rhythm in which there is a slow or absent pulse resulting in syncope (fainting) with or without convulsions. In this condition, the normal heartbeat passing from the upper chambers… …   Medical dictionary

  • Stokes-Adams attack syndrome (syncope) — Stokes Ad·ams attack, syndrome (syncope) (stōksґ adґəmz) [W. Stokes; Robert Adams, Irish physician, 1791–1875] see Adams Stokes attack, under attack and Adams Stokes syndrome, under syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Stokes-Adams syndrome — Stokes Ad·ams syndrome .stōks ad əmz n fainting and convulsions induced by complete heart block with a pulse rate of 40 beats per minute or less called also Adams Stokes attack, Adams Stokes disease, Adams Stokes syndrome, Stokes Ad …   Medical dictionary

  • Adams-Stokes syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 12443 ICD10 = ICD10|I|45|9|i|30 ICD9 = ICD9|426.9 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D000219The term Stokes Adams Attack refers to a sudden, transient… …   Wikipedia

  • Adams-Stokes attack — n STOKES ADAMS SYNDROME R. Adams see STOKES ADAMS SYNDROME J. Stokes see CHEYNE STOKES RESPIRATION * * * an episode of syncope in Adams Stokes syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Adams-Stokes attack syndrome (syncope) — Ad·ams Stokes attack, syndrome (syncope) (adґəmz stōksґ) [Robert Adams, Irish physician, 1791–1875; William Stokes, Irish physician, 1804–1878] see under attack and syndrome …   Medical dictionary

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  • Cardiovascular syncope — Sudden collapse into unconsciousness due to a disorder of heart rhythm in which there is a slow or absent pulse resulting in syncope (fainting) with or without convulsions. In this condition, the normal heartbeat passing from the upper chambers… …   Medical dictionary

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