Causes of Syncope

NEUROLOGICAL
 - CVA/Stroke
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Causes of Syncope



NEUROLOGICAL

 - CVA/Stroke

 - Cancer

 - Carotid Stenosis

 - Parkinson’s Disease

 - Psychosis

 - Seizure

 - TIA/Mini Stroke

 - Tumour



CARDIAC

 - Aortic Stenosis

 - Arrhythmia

 - Myocardial Infarction

 - Obstructive Cardiomyopathy

 - Pacemaker Malfunction

 - Pericardial Tamponade



RESPIRATORY

 - Pulmonary Embolism

 - Tension Pneumothorax



VESSELS

 - Ammonia

 - Anemia

 - Aortic Disection

 - Electrolytes

 - Hypovolemia

 - Orthostatic Hypotension

 - Ruptured AAA

 - Toxins

 - Vasodilation



VASOVAGAL

 - Bezold-Jarisch Reflex

 - Carotid Sinus Pressure

 - Cough

 - Defecation

 - Lifting Weights

 - Post-exercise

 - Postprandial Glucose Dip

 - Pregnancy

 - Prolonged Standing

 - Sneeze

 - Trumpet Playing

 - Urination



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
@GeraldMD
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