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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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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[merriam-webster.com] Sixty-four had a final diagnosis of noncerebrovascular disorders, including vertigo, syncope, epilepsy, and transient global amnesia.[doi.org]

  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    A healthy 37-year-old man presented to our clinic with near syncope upon turning his head to the left.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This 78-year-old man visited the hospital because of syncope following head rotation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heroin Dependence

    All participants were interviewed about any experience of syncope.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[heart.bmj.com] A 50 mg higher methadone dose was associated with a 1.2 (95% CI 1.1 to 1.4) times higher odds for syncope.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subdural Hematoma

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

  • 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![emergencymedicinecases.com] Ask for any headache preceding syncope![emdidactic.blogspot.com] […] 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[emergencymedicinecases.com]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This presents with syncope, chest pain or breathlessness. ECG shows atrioventricular or first-degree heart block.[patient.info] Complete heart block can cause syncope and sudden death.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • 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[indianjnephrol.org] Typical signs include headache, flushing, palpitation, sweating, nervousness, hyperglycemia, nausea, vomiting, and syncope.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] 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 ‐[intechopen.com]

  • 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[…][symptoma.com]

  • Kearns-Sayre Syndrome

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

  • Migraine

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

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