Which vasomotor/vascular conditions should be considered in patients with suspected syncope?

Updated: Jan 13, 2017
  • Author: Rumm Morag, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Vasomotor/vascular conditions to consider in patients with suspected syncope include the following:

  • Dehydration
  • Diuresis
  • Drug-induced orthostasis
  • Dysautonomia
  • Hemorrhage
  • Hypotension
  • Hypovolemia
  • Multisystem atrophy
  • Peripheral polyneuropathy
  • Postural hypotension
  • Vasodepressor/vasovagal response
  • Vasomotor insufficiency

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