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1,404 Possible Causes for Drop Attacks, Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension, Spinal Cord Infarction

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    Tamer Akel, Recovery from spinal cord infarction associated with cannabis use, The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 40, 4, (492), (2017). Wing S.V. Ho and Melanie E.M.[] A 71-year-old man, who was diagnosed with familial amyloidosis type I, was admitted for treatment of severe orthostatic hypotension associated with recurrent syncopal attacks[] OH is defined specifically as a 20mmHg drop in systolic, and/or a 10mmHg drop in diastolic BP within 3 min of standing.[]

  • Hypotension

    Effects of orthostatic hypotension on cognition in Parkinson disease. Neurology 2017, 88:17-24 Connolly S and others.[] Postprandial hypotension is a sudden drop in blood pressure after a meal.[] Pacemaker therapy for prevention of syncope in patients with recurrent severe vasovagal syncope. Jama 2003:289:2224-2229 Freeman R, Young J, Landsberg L, Lipsitz L.[]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Short- and long-term outcome studies in animal stroke or TBI models are rare, but data from spinal cord injury models in animals had shown instances of dissociation between[] Falls and drop attacks, Robert B. Daroff, MD and Bernd F. Remler, MD 04. Delirium and confusional states, Mario F Mendez, MD, PhD 05.[] […] as intense headaches that may follow or accompany the onset of posterior cerebral circulation aura, such as visual impairment, ataxia, dysarthria, paresthesias, vertigo, drop[]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Syncope

    However, a syncopal episode associated with normal sinus rhythm may be due to several disorders such as orthostatic hypotension, vasovagal or carotid sinus reflexes, or even[] It has many causes, and is distinct from vertigo, seizures, coma, falls, psychogenic pseudosyncope, drop attacks, transient ischaemic attacks, and states of altered consciousness[] Autonomic failure 8.1.2 Epilepsy and ictal asystole 8.1.3 Cerebrovascular disorders 8.1.4 Migraine 8.1.5 Cataplexy 8.1.6 Drop attacks 8.2 Neurological tests 8.2.1 Electroencephalography[]

    Missing: Spinal Cord Infarction
  • Micturition Syncope

    Syncope is usually not recurrent; however, recurrent micturition syncope has been reported with bladder neck obstruction, severe chronic orthostatic hypotension, and paroxysmal[] Differential diagnosis of Blackouts • Syncope • Epilepsy • Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures •Cataplexy  Drop attack • Transient CSF obstruction • Transient ischaemic attack[] Cerebrovascular disease is an uncommon cause of syncope, In patients with vertebrobasilar transient ischemic attacks or subclavian steal syndrome, syncope and drop attacks[]

    Missing: Spinal Cord Infarction
  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    During this period, there were 10 deaths attributable to various etiologies, including myocardial infarct, multiorgan system failure, cancer, sepsis, and spinal cord injury[] The patient may suddenly become weak at the knee and crumple (often referred to as a “drop attack”).[] It is sometimes known as beauty salon or Golden Gate Bridge syndrome, due to the effect of tilting the head back, causing vertigo or drop attacks.[]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Spinal Cord Infarction

    Spinal cord infarction is a rare vascular-occlusive disorder of the spinal cord that constitutes only 1% of reported strokes.[] TIA manifest as weakness of the lower limbs precipitated by physical activity or as “drop attacks” for cervical cord ischemia.[] Spinal cord infarction is rare and represents a diagnostic challenge for many physicians.[]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

    ., infarction ) due to interruption of afferent or efferent fiber pathways diastematomyelia longitudinal division of the spinal cord by a septum of bone diencephalon thalamus[] seizure (drop attack) generalized seizure characterized by sudden loss of muscle tone and strength; may cause the head to drop suddenly, objects to fall from the hands, or[] cord; includes infarction and hemorrhage subtypes stupor condition of unresponsiveness from which the patient can only be aroused by vigorous and repeated stimuli; once stimulus[]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Narcolepsy

    Dynamics of microglial activation in the spinal cord after cerebral infarction are revealed by expression of MHC class II antigen . Neuropathol. Appl.[] attacks).[] Case 2 was an 11-year-old girl presenting with recurrent episodes of myoclonic attacks simultaneously with dropping objects immediately after hearty laughs, in addition to[]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia

    AD would not occur, for example, after massive spinal cord infarction. Sympathetic overactivity Severe hypertension reflects involvement of a large vascular bed.[] Contenuti: Diagnosis of neurological disease -- Episodic impairment of consciousness -- Falls and drop attacks -- Delirium -- Stupor and coma -- Brain death, vegetative state[] Autonomic dysreflexia is caused by a lesion in the spinal cord at, or above, the level of the thoracic vertebra 6 (T6) that affects neural pathway and the flow of impulses[]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension