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Syncope MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Syncope
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.358.800.600
C23.888.592.604.359.800.600
Unique ID
D013575
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013575
Scope Note
A transient loss of consciousness and postural tone caused by diminished blood flow to the brain (i.e., BRAIN ISCHEMIA). Presyncope refers to the sensation of lightheadedness and loss of strength that precedes a syncopal event or accompanies an incomplete syncope. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp367-9)
Entry Term(s)
Drop Attack
Fainting
Presyncope
Syncopal Episode
Syncopal Vertigo
Syncope, Cardiogenic
Syncope, Carotid Sinus
Syncope, Convulsive
Syncope, Deglutitional
Syncope, Effort
Syncope, Hyperventilation
Syncope, Micturition
Syncope, Postural
Syncope, Situational
Syncope, Stokes-Adams
Syncope, Tussive
NLM Classification #
WB 182
See Also
Unconsciousness
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/26
Syncope Preferred
Presyncope Narrower
Syncopal Episode Narrower
Syncopal Vertigo Narrower
Syncope, Cardiogenic Narrower
Syncope, Carotid Sinus Narrower
Syncope, Convulsive Narrower
Syncope, Deglutitional Narrower
Syncope, Effort Narrower
Syncope, Hyperventilation Narrower
Syncope, Micturition Narrower
Syncope, Postural Narrower
Syncope, Situational Narrower
Syncope, Stokes-Adams Narrower
Syncope, Tussive Narrower
Drop Attack Related
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