Stokes-Adams 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.
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Stokes-Adams syndrome

(stōks′ăd′əmz)
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Stokes-Adams syndrome

Cardiology A constellation of Sx due to complete heart block with a pulse of 30 to 45 bpm Clinical Inadequate blood to brain–vertigo, fainting, convulsions Management Permanent pacemaker. See Heart block.
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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.
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Stokes-Adams syndrome

Recurrent episodes of temporary loss of consciousness (fainting) caused by an insufficient flow of blood from the heart to the brain. This syndrome is caused by a very rapid or a very slow heartbeat.
Mentioned in: Fainting
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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
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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.
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