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.
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causes, and treatments of Da Costa syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Da Costa syndrome
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Causes of Da Costa syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of Da Costa syndrome
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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 from...read 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...read 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...read 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...read 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...read 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 of...read more »
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Da Costa syndrome: Rare Types
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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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