Stokes-Adams syncope


Stokes-Adams syncope
Adams-Stokes syndrome.

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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 — Adams Stokes syndrome attacks of temporary loss of consciousness (syncope) that occur when blood flow ceases due to severe bradycardia. This syndrome may complicate heart block. It is treated by means of a battery operated pacemaker [Stokes… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Adams-Stokes syndrome — n STOKES ADAMS SYNDROME * * * see Stokes Adams syndrome * * * episodic cardiac arrest and syncope due to failure of normal and escape pacemakers, with or without ventricular fibrillation; it is the principal clinical manifestation of severe heart …   Medical dictionary

  • 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 disease — 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

  • 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

  • Syncope (medicine) — ICD 10 R55 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • syncope — Loss of consciousness and postural tone caused by diminished cerebral blood flow. [G. synkope, a cutting short, a swoon] Adams Stokes s. s. due to complete AV block. SYN: Morgagni Adams Stokes s.. cardiac s. fainting with unconsciousness of any …   Medical dictionary