laryngeal syncope


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syncope

 [sing´kah-pe]
faint. adj. adj syn´copal, syncop´ic.
cardiac syncope sudden loss of consciousness, either with momentary premonitory symptoms or without warning, due to cerebral anemia caused by ventricular asystole, extreme bradycardia, or ventricular fibrillation.
laryngeal syncope tussive syncope.
neurocardiogenic syncope a particularly serious type of vasovagal attack; the etiology is unknown.
stretching syncope syncope associated with stretching the arms upward with the spine extended.
swallow syncope syncope associated with swallowing, a disorder of atrioventricular conduction mediated by the vagus nerve.
tussive syncope brief loss of consciousness associated with paroxysms of coughing.
vasovagal syncope vasovagal attack.

la·ryn·ge·al syn·co·pe

paroxysmal attacks of coughing, with unusual sensations, as of tickling, in the throat, followed by a brief period of unconsciousness.

la·ryn·ge·al syn·co·pe

(lă-rin'jē-ăl sing'kŏ-pē)
A paroxysmal neurosis characterized by attacks of coughing, with unusual sensations, like tickling, in the throat, followed by a brief period of unconsciousness.

la·ryn·ge·al syn·co·pe

(lă-rin'jē-ăl sing'kŏ-pē)
Paroxysmal attacks of coughing, with unusual tickling in the throat, followed by brief unconsciousness.

syncope

a temporary suspension of consciousness due to cerebral anemia; fainting.

cardiac syncope
sudden loss of consciousness due to cerebral anemia caused by ventricular asystole, extreme bradycardia or ventricular fibrillation.
drug-induced syncope
may result from abnormalities of cardiac rhythm, caused by treatment with digitalis, and hypotension caused by drugs such as diuretics, promazine and phenothiazine tranquilizers, and peripheral vasodilating agents.
laryngeal syncope
tussive syncope.
Stokes-Adams syncope
swallow syncope
syncope associated with swallowing, a disorder of atrioventricular conduction mediated by the vagus nerve.
tussive syncope
brief loss of consciousness associated with paroxysms of coughing.
vasovagal syncope
see vasovagal attack.