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1,293 Possible Causes for Fainting Spells, Neuronal Loss and Gliosis in the Inferior Olives

  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy

    There is neuronal loss and gliosis in the inferior olives, pons, cerebellum, substantia nigra, locus ceruleus, striatum and the intermediolateral column of the spinal cord[dizziness-and-balance.com] MSA is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by symptoms of autonomic nervous system failure (such as lightheadedness or fainting spells, constipation, erectile[msa-ams.be] Microscopic examination of these structures reveals neuronal loss, axon and myelin degeneration, and gliosis.[neuropathology-web.org]

  • Shy Drager Syndrome

    loss, gliosis, and microvacuolation in the involved neuronal systems.[emedicine.medscape.com] Definition Multiple system atrophy (MSA) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by symptoms of autonomic nervous system failure such as fainting spells[ninds.nih.gov] Symptoms of autonomic failure that may be seen in MSA include fainting spells and problems with heart rate, erectile dysfunction, and bladder control.[ninds.nih.gov]

  • Insect Bite

    Insect bites may be inflicted by mosquitos, fleas, bugs, lice and a plethora of other species pertaining to distinct families of the order insects. While they are of little medical interest in the vast majority of cases, immunocompromised or allergic patients may suffer from severe reactions to an insect bite. Most[…][symptoma.com]

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  • Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

    & neuronal loss involving medial dorsal & anterior ventral thalamic nuclei & inferior olive; spongiform degeneration is minimal & focal VPSPr Median 70, 79 SD 9, 79 range[doi.org] The inferior olives also show similar lesions. Other brain regions are less affected.[doi.org] […] range 10–73 55 Heterogeneous, including dementia & ataxia; psychiatric & visual Sx are less common; sleep disturbances at early stages of disease are often not investigated Gliosis[doi.org]

  • Hyperventilation

    One must rely solely on a very careful history and elicit time of onset and place to get a possible lead if it is a patient complaining of having had “fainting spells,” “heart[aafp.org] ‘Patients can reproduce these spells by hyperventilating in a controlled environment.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com] ‘So does that mean you become light headed and silly, or faint, as you would if you hyperventilated at sea level?’[en.oxforddictionaries.com]

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  • Hypoglycemia

    We present a case of an 85-year-old man who presented to the endocrinology clinic with symptoms of "fainting spells after large meals."[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because of the history of Billroth II surgery and the description of his fainting spells, a 5-hour glucose tolerance test was performed in the clinic using the foods that[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Anemia

    INTRODUCTION Table 1 Etiopathogenic classification of anemia. Regenerative anemia Acute or chronic bleeding Hemolytic anemia Hereditary (hemoglobinopathy, enzymopathy, membrane-cytoskeletal defects) Acquired (autoimmune, mechanical destruction, toxic-metabolic, drugs, infectious, PNH, hypersplenism) Hypo-regenerative[…][dx.doi.org]

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  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

    Temporomandibular Joint disorder (TMD) is a dysfunction of masticatory muscles and the joints that connect the mandible (lower jaw) to the skull. The foremost symptom of TMD is pain. Pain in TMD usually occurs in adjacent areas near the tragus or elsewhere on the face rather than in the joint itself. Symptoms[…][symptoma.com]

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  • Hypersensitivity

    We retrospectively reviewed the records of 3 patients (3 knees) with a delayed type hypersensitivity reaction following Dermabond exposure after an orthopaedic knee procedure. Delayed hypersensitivity reactions are mediated by CD4 helper T cells. The use of skin adhesives in place of traditional sutures is[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Hypertension

    Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries that carry blood from your heart to other parts of your body. Blood pressure normally rises and falls throughout the day, but it can damage your heart and cause health problems if it stays high for a long time. High blood pressure is[…][cdc.gov]

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