Medical Definition of Tussive syncope

1. Fainting as a result of a coughing spell, caused by persistent increased intrathoracic pressure diminishing venous return to the heart, thus lowering cardiac output; most often occurs in heavy-set male smokers who have chronic bronchitis. Synonym: Charcot's vertigo, laryngeal vertigo. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Tussive Syncope

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tussive syncope (current term)
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