Gowers syndrome

Gow·ers syn·drome

(gow'ĕrz),
syndrome consisting of palpitation, chest pain, respiratory difficulties, and disturbances in gastric motility; once attributed to vagal stimulation, now considered psychogenic (anxiety neurosis).

Gow·ers syn·drome

(gow'ĕrz sin'drōm)
Syndrome consisting of palpitation, chest pain, respiratory difficulties, and disturbances in gastric motility; formerly attributed to vagal stimulation, now considered psychogenic (anxiety neurosis).

Gowers,

Sir William Richard, English neurologist, 1845-1915.
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Gowers contraction - contraction of the calf muscles when the anterior surface of the leg is struck. Synonym(s): front-tap contraction
Gowers disease - a distal type of progressive muscular dystrophy. Synonym(s): saltatory spasm
Gowers solution - solution used to count red blood cells.
Gowers syndrome - syndrome consisting of palpitation, chest pain, respiratory difficulties, and disturbances in gastric motility, now considered psychogenic. Synonym(s): vagal attack; vasovagal attack
Gowers tract - Synonym(s): Gowers column