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1,684 Possible Causes for Fainting Spells, Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration, Spinal Cord Infarction

  • Hypotension

    Clinical presentation was hoarseness, aspiration pneumonia and hypoxemia requiring ventilatory support.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] you have: Chest pain Shortness of breath When to call your health care provider Call your health care provider right away if you have any of the following: Dizziness or fainting[fairview.org] Tilt table test - This test is used if you have fainting spells for no known reason.[sharecare.com]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] short-term reductions in infarct size and long-term functional outcome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Aortic Aneurysm

    In fact ischaemia of less than ten minutes can lead to infarction (tissue death due to a local lack of oxygen) of the spinal cord.[doi.org] The spinal cord like the brain is exquisitely sensitive to ischaemia (inadequate blood flow leading to reduced oxygen in the tissues).[doi.org] Both pharmacological and mechanical modalities used to control central hypertension during aortic occlusion affect cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) dynamics and spinal cord perfusion[doi.org]

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  • Meningeal Tuberculosis

    Vasculitis involving arteries and veins occurs, sometimes resulting in ischemic spinal cord infarction.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Decompression Sickness

    Characteristic features of venous spinal cord infarction can be recognized on MR imaging in DCS but may be more extensive in severe cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spinal cord decompression sickness (DCS) is a rare condition that can lead to spinal cord infarction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the spinal cord upward Wallerian degeneration in the posterior columns and downward degeneration in the corticospinal tracts was explained by multiple small and medium[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

    Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM) What is Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis? Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADE) is a neurological disorder characterized by inflammation of the brain and spinal cord caused by damage to the myelin sheath. The myelin sheath is the fatty covering, which acts as an[…][web.archive.org]

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  • Arnold Chiari Malformation

    The authors present an interesting case of cervical cord infarction due to anterior spinal artery thrombosis in a patient of type 1 Arnold-Chiari malformation without any[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] from swallowing disturbances and dysphagia further complicated by recurrent aspiration pneumonia.[mrmjournal.biomedcentral.com] You may suffer from fainting spells that are unexpected, so you can’t walk frequently or work in a hazardous industry.[disability-benefits-help.org]

  • 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.[doi.org] This is different from a syncope caused by cardiac problems because there are known triggers for the fainting spell (standing, heat, emotion ) and identifiable prodromal symptoms[en.wikipedia.org] Water ingestion - -drinking 16 oz of water over 5 minutes can prevent a fainting spell (Lu et al, 2003)..[dizziness-and-balance.com]

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  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    cord, or retinal ischemia, without acute infarction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) , in the most recent definition, correspond to a transient episode of neurological dysfunction caused by focal brain, spinal cord, or retinal[radiopaedia.org] cord or retinal ischemia without acute infarction." [1] Prior to this revised definition, TIA was often operationally defined based on symptom duration lasting less than[emedicine.com]

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  • Stroke

    cord (e.g. infarction), exacerbated by atherosclerosis and thrombus formation; 1:3 of those affected by CVA are aged less than 65 years; patients with diabetes mellitus are[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Spinal Cord Ischemia -- 17. Overview of Laboratory Studies -- 18. Computed Tomography-Based Evaluation of Cerebrovascular Disease -- 19.[worldcat.org] CVA ; stroke rapidly developing focal dysfunction of brain tissue persisting for longer than 24 hours, commonly caused by interruption of normal blood supply to brain or spinal[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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