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421 Possible Causes for Blepharoptosis, Syncope

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    A 43-year-old man presented with recurrent transient syncope was admitted under impression of transient ischemia attack.[] […] transient ischemic attack : a brief episode of cerebral ischemia that is usually characterized by temporary blurring of vision, slurring of speech, numbness, paralysis, or syncope[] Sixty-four had a final diagnosis of noncerebrovascular disorders, including vertigo, syncope, epilepsy, and transient global amnesia.[]

  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    A healthy 37-year-old man presented to our clinic with near syncope upon turning his head to the left.[] This 78-year-old man visited the hospital because of syncope following head rotation.[] […] or bow hunter's syndrome, is a rare cause of posterior circulation ischemia, which, following rotation of the head, results in episodic vertigo, dizziness, nystagmus, or syncope[]

  • Heroin Dependence

    All participants were interviewed about any experience of syncope.[] Syncope and QT prolongation among patients treated with methadone for heroin dependence in the city of Copenhagen Correspondence to: Dr S Fanoe Department of Cardiology, Copenhagen[] A 50 mg higher methadone dose was associated with a 1.2 (95% CI 1.1 to 1.4) times higher odds for syncope.[]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    Patients may present with headache, hemiparesis/hemiplegia, seizures, syncope, memory loss and impaired consciousness or they may be asymptomatic.[] Poorly controlled chronic medical problems can result in head trauma by causing confusion or syncope and can also contribute to ongoing symptoms.[]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    […] or syncope associated with this headache Migraine itself is not a risk factor for SAH, but remember that migraine‐sufferers may have SAH as well![] Ask for any headache preceding syncope![] […] hypertension, and binge drinking, smoking or use of cocaine, as well as an elicited history of a recent similar headache (i.e. sentinel bleed), onset during exertion or pre‐ syncope[]

  • Lyme Disease

    We present a case report of 46-year-old man with no medical history, who complained of extreme fatigue, near-syncope, and palpitations.[] This presents with syncope, chest pain or breathlessness. ECG shows atrioventricular or first-degree heart block.[] Complete heart block can cause syncope and sudden death.[]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    […] presented to the cardiology outpatient clinic on 28 th July 2016 with history of pricking chest pain and shortness of breath for the past 7 years and recurrent attacks of syncope[] Typical signs include headache, flushing, palpitation, sweating, nervousness, hyperglycemia, nausea, vomiting, and syncope.[] The second patient in their series presented with syncope and quickly developed multisystem organ failure despite adequate blood pressure control with multiple α ‐ and ß ‐[]

  • Craniopharyngioma

    Craniopharyngioma (Erdheim tumor) is a rare, benign neoplasm, that develops from epithelium derived from Rathke's pouch and usually affects children. This tumor-type is one that exhibits slow growth. The symptoms often show insidiously and they do not become obvious until the tumor has attained a diameter of about[…][]

  • Kearns-Sayre Syndrome

    A 16-year-old patient suffering from Kearns-Sayre syndrome presented with severe blepharoptosis. A levator advancement procedure was performed.[] A 20-year-old woman with known Kearns-Sayre syndrome was transferred to the emergency department due to syncopal episodes.[] Patients suffering from Kearns-Sayre syndrome (KSS) often develop conduction defects that may lead to syncope or sudden cardiac death.[]

  • Migraine

    Compared with placebo, botulinum toxin A was associated with a greater frequency of blepharoptosis, skin tightness, paresthesias, neck stiffness, muscle weakness, and neck[] Abstract A 31-year-old man with migraine-induced syncope and bradycardia with subsequent pacemaker implantation died unexpectedly.[] Thijs RD, Kruit MC, van Buchem MA, Ferrari MD, Launer LJ, van Dijk JG (2006) Syncope in migraine: the population-based CAMERA study.[]

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