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Stokes Adams syndrome

Stokes Adams syndrome: Introduction

A condition involving sudden fainting which usually lasts for less than a minute and may include seizures. Before the attack the patient becomes pale and during recovery the patient often feels hot and flushed. The fainting occurs when there is a lack of oxygen to the brain due to heart rhythm problems involving slowing of the heart. The condition has a high mortality rate without treatment which often involves a pacemaker or medication. ...more »

Symptoms of Stokes Adams syndrome

  • Fainting
  • Blackouts
  • Sudden loss of consciousness
  • Fainting when seated - several other types of fainting rarely occur when seated
  • Recurrent attacks of fainting
  • more symptoms...»

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Misdiagnosis and Stokes Adams syndrome

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its more »

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