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Adams-Stokes Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Adams-Stokes Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.067.558.137
C14.280.123.500.137
C23.550.073.425.025
Unique ID
D000219
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000219
Scope Note
A condition of fainting spells caused by heart block, often an atrioventricular block, that leads to BRADYCARDIA and drop in CARDIAC OUTPUT. When the cardiac output becomes too low, the patient faints (SYNCOPE). In some cases, the syncope attacks are transient and in others cases repetitive and persistent.
Entry Term(s)
Adam-Stokes Attacks
Stokes-Adams Attacks
Stokes-Adams Syndrome
NLM Classification #
WG 330.5.H4
Public MeSH Note
65; was see under HEART BLOCK 1963-64
History Note
65(63); was see under HEART BLOCK 1963-64
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Adams-Stokes Syndrome Preferred
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