cardiovascular collapse

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cardiovascular collapse

Sudden loss of blood flow to the brain and other organs, causing altered mental status and hypotension. This may be caused by conditions such as anaphylaxis, cardiogenic shock, vasovagal syncope, or postural hypotension.


pertaining to the heart and blood vessels.

cardiovascular accident
includes aortic rupture, marfan's syndrome, acute heart failure, cardiac valve rupture, cardiac tamponade.
cardiovascular collapse
see circulatory collapse.
cardiovascular reserve
see cardiac reserve.
cardiovascular system
see circulatory system.
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c) Anaphylaxis (generalized urticaria, angioedema, bronchospasm, hypotension, cardiovascular collapse and loss of consciousness).

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