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Stokes-Adams syndrome

What is Adams-stokes Syndrome ?  

Heart block with -
  • Slow or absent pulse
  • Sometimes accompanied by convulsions
  • Loss of consciousness for a few seconds

Cause(s) :  Sudden cardiac arrest

Symptoms :  
  • Unconsciousness for few seconds
  • Low pulse rate
  • Seizures (Sometimes it may occur)
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Feel flushed after recovery
Diagnosis and Tests :  
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • History of heart disease
  • Assessing previous attacks
  • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
Category :  Cardiovascular System

Specialist to consult :  Cardiology

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