Adams-Stokes syndrome


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Ad·ams-Stokes syn·drome

(a'dămz stōks),
a syndrome characterized by slow or absent pulse, vertigo, syncope, convulsions, and sometimes Cheyne-Stokes respiration; usually results from advanced AV block or sick sinus syndrome.

Adams-Stokes syndrome

(ăd′əmz-stōks′)
n.
An occasional temporary stoppage or extreme slowing of the pulse as a result of heart block, causing dizziness, fainting, and sometimes convulsions. Also called Stokes-Adams syndrome.

Adams-Stokes syndrome

Etymology: Robert Adams, Irish surgeon, 1791-1875; William Stokes, Irish physician, 1804-1878
a condition characterized by sudden, recurrent episodes of loss of consciousness caused by incomplete heart block. Seizures may accompany the episodes. Also called Stokes-Adams syndrome. See also infranodal block.

Ad·ams-Stokes syn·drome

(ad'ămz-stōks sin'drōm)
A disorder characterized by slow or absent pulse, vertigo, syncope, convulsions, and sometimes Cheyne-Stokes respiration; usually as a result of advanced A-V block or sick sinus syndrome.
Synonym(s): Adams-Stokes disease, Morgagni disease, Spens syndrome, Stokes-Adams syndrome.

Adams,

Robert, Irish physician, 1791-1875.
Adams-Stokes disease - Synonym(s): Adams-Stokes syndrome
Adams-Stokes syncope - syncope due to complete atrioventricular block.
Adams-Stokes syndrome - characterized by slow or absent pulse, vertigo, syncope, convulsions, and sometimes Cheyne-Stokes respiration. Synonym(s): Adams-Stokes disease; Morgagni-Adams-Stokes syndrome; Morgagni disease; Spens syndrome; Stokes-Adams disease; Stokes-Adams syndrome
Morgagni-Adams-Stokes syndrome - Synonym(s): Adams-Stokes syndrome
Stokes-Adams disease - Synonym(s): Adams-Stokes syndrome
Stokes-Adams syndrome - Synonym(s): Adams-Stokes syndrome

Stokes,

William, Irish physician, 1804-1878.
Adams-Stokes disease - Synonym(s): Adams-Stokes syndrome
Adams-Stokes syncope - see under Adams, Robert
Adams-Stokes syndrome - see under Adams, Robert
Cheyne-Stokes breathing - Synonym(s): Cheyne-Stokes respiration
Cheyne-Stokes psychosis - see under Cheyne
Cheyne-Stokes respiration - see under Cheyne
Morgagni-Adams-Stokes syndrome - Synonym(s): Adams-Stokes syndrome
Stokes law - a muscle lying above an inflamed mucous or serous membrane is frequently the seat of paralysis.
Stokes-Adams disease - Synonym(s): Adams-Stokes syndrome
Stokes-Adams syndrome - Synonym(s): Adams-Stokes syndrome

Ad·ams-Stokes syn·drome

(ad'ămz-stōks sin'drōm)
A disorder characterized by slow or absent pulse, vertigo, syncope, convulsions, and sometimes Cheyne-Stokes respiration; usually as a result of advanced atrioventricular block or sick sinus syndrome.
Synonym(s): Morgagni disease, Spens syndrome, Stokes-Adams syndrome.