Bradbury-Eggleston syndrome


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pure autonomic failure

a degenerative, sporadic neurologic disorder of adult onset, manifested principally as orthostatic hypotension and syncope, with no neurologic defects other than autonomic nervous system dysfunction evident; probably caused by selective degeneration of neurons in the sympathetic ganglia, with denervation of smooth muscle vasculature and the adrenal glands.

pure au·to·nom·ic fail·ure

(pyūr aw'tō-nom'ik fāl'yŭr)
A degenerative, sporadic neurologic disorder of adult onset, manifested principally as orthostatic hypotension and syncope, with no neurologic defects other than autonomic nervous system dysfunction evident; probably caused by selective degeneration of neurons in the sympathetic ganglia, with denervation of smooth muscle vasculature and the suprarenal glands.
Synonym(s): Bradbury-Eggleston syndrome.

Bradbury-Eggleston syndrome

(brad'bur?e-eg'el-ston)
[Samuel Bradbury, U.S. physician, 1883–1947; Cary Eggleston, U.S. physician, 1884–1966]
Orthostatic hypotension.

Bradbury,

Samuel, U.S. physician, 1883-1947.
Bradbury-Eggleston syndrome - impaired peripheral vasoconstriction causing visual disturbances, dizziness, syncope, and other symptoms. Synonym(s): Eggleston-Bradbury syndrome
Eggleston-Bradbury syndrome - Synonym(s): Bradbury-Eggleston syndrome

Eggleston,

Cary, U.S. physician, 1884-1966.
Bradbury-Eggleston syndrome - see under Bradbury
Eggleston-Bradbury syndrome - Synonym(s): Bradbury-Eggleston syndrome
Eggleston method - obsolete term for rapid digitalization by means of large doses of digitalis leaf or tincture frequently repeated.