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Descriptor English:   Syncope 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síncope 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síncope 
Synonyms English:   Attack, Drop
Cardiogenic Syncope
Cardiogenic Syncopes
Carotid Sinus Syncope
Carotid Sinus Syncopes
Convulsive Syncope
Convulsive Syncopes
Deglutitional Syncope
Deglutitional Syncopes
Drop Attack
Drop Attacks
Effort Syncope
Effort Syncopes
Episode, Syncopal
Hyperventilation Syncope
Hyperventilation Syncopes
Micturition Syncope
Micturition Syncopes
Postural Syncope
Postural Syncopes
Situational Syncope
Situational Syncopes
Stokes-Adams Syncope
Stokes-Adams Syncopes
Syncopal Episode
Syncopal Episodes
Syncopal Vertigo
Syncope, Cardiogenic
Syncope, Carotid Sinus
Syncope, Convulsive
Syncope, Deglutitional
Syncope, Effort
Syncope, Hyperventilation
Syncope, Micturition
Syncope, Postural
Syncope, Situational
Syncope, Stokes Adams
Syncope, Stokes-Adams
Syncope, Tussive
Syncopes, Cardiogenic
Syncopes, Carotid Sinus
Syncopes, Convulsive
Syncopes, Deglutitional
Syncopes, Effort
Syncopes, Hyperventilation
Syncopes, Micturition
Syncopes, Postural
Syncopes, Situational
Syncopes, Stokes-Adams
Syncopes, Tussive
Tussive Syncope
Tussive Syncopes
Vertigo, Syncopal
Vertigos, Syncopal  
Tree Number:   C10.597.606.358.800.600
Definition English:   A transient loss of consciousness and postural tone caused by diminished blood flow to the brain (i.e., BRAIN ISCHEMIA). Presyncope refers to the sensation of lightheadedness and loss of strength that precedes a syncopal event or accompanies an incomplete syncope. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp367-9) 
See Related English:   Unconsciousness
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   13955 
Unique Identifier:   D013575 

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