syncope

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Synonyms for syncope

a temporary loss of consciousness

Synonyms for syncope

a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain

(phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in 'fo'c'sle' for 'forecastle')

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The occurrence of almost all episodes just after turning the head to one side, and the symptoms patient described before the falls, raised the suspicion of syncope and the diagnosis of carotid sinus syncope was confirmed by performing carotid massage.
First, the clinicians confronted with patients with sudden loss of consciousness should avoid limiting the scope of diagnostic thinking before evaluating all probable causes, and before postulating some diagnoses and treatment according to the postulated one, some underrecognized causes as carotid sinus syncope should be searched.
Vasodepressor carotid sinus syncope. Br Med J 1984;289:720.
Clinical and electroencephalographic features of carotid sinus syncope induced by internal carotid artery angioplasty.