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Da Costa syndrome

Da Costa syndrome: Introduction

Da Costa syndrome: Cardiovascular symptoms caused by physical or emotional stress but may also be caused by conditions such as mitral valve prolapse and autonomic hyperactivity. The syndrome is often seen in soldiers during times of stress or in young adults who suffer emotional stress. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Da Costa syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Da Costa syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Da Costa syndrome?

Da Costa syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Da Costa syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Da Costa syndrome

Da Costa syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Da Costa 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 from undiagnosed heart attack, or 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, 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 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 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 more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the symptoms more »

Da Costa syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Da Costa syndrome

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Da Costa syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Da Costa syndrome

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Da Costa syndrome: Animations

Research about Da Costa syndrome

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Statistics for Da Costa syndrome

Da Costa syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Da Costa syndrome:

Da Costa syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Da Costa syndrome, or a subtype of Da Costa syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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