Stokes-Adams disease


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Stokes-Adams disease

 [stōks´ ad´amz]
a condition due to heart block and marked by slow or absent pulse, vertigo, syncope, and sometimes convulsions and Cheyne-Stokes respiration; called also Adams-Stokes disease.

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,

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

Stokes-Adams disease

a condition due to cerebral ischemia, marked by sudden attacks of unconsciousness, with or without convulsions; associated with heart block or ventricular tachycardias. Called also Stokes-Adams attack, syndrome or syncope or Adams-Stokes syndrome.