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Unconsciousness +     
Coma +   
Persistent Vegetative State 
Stupor  
Syncope +   
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)

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Cardiogenic Syncope ;   Cardiogenic Syncopes ;   Carotid Sinus Syncope ;   Carotid Sinus Syncopes ;   Convulsive Syncope ;   Convulsive Syncopes ;   Deglutitional Syncope ;   Deglutitional Syncopes ;   Drop Attack ;   Drop Attacks ;   Effort Syncope ;   Effort Syncopes ;   Fainting ;   Hyperventilation Syncope ;   Hyperventilation Syncopes ;   Micturition Syncope ;   Micturition Syncopes ;   Postural Syncope ;   Postural Syncopes ;   Presyncope ;   Presyncopes ;   Situational Syncope ;   Situational Syncopes ;   Stokes-Adams Syncope ;   Stokes-Adams Syncopes ;   Syncopal Episode ;   Syncopal Episodes ;   Syncopal Vertigo ;   Syncopes ;   Tussive Syncope ;   Tussive Syncopes ;   Vertigos, Syncopal
Primary IDs: MESH:D013575 ;   RDO:0003347
Definition Sources: MESH:D013575

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