posttussive syncope

posttussive syncope

Clinical medicine Syncope during a cough, or shortly after a paroxysm of coughing, from which consciousness is regained without sequelae; PSs are more common in ♂, presumably because they can generate greater intrathoracic pressures and thus ↓ cardiac output more
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Syncope due to coughing was initially described more than a century ago and has been labeled by nearly 40 synonyms, including laryngeal vertigo, tussive syncope, posttussive syncope, and cough syndrome.