Syncope at altitude

An enigmatic case

Aliva De, Sally L. Davidson Ward

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Abstract

We report a case of a young boy with recurrent episodes of syncope at elevated altitude. While not conforming to common presentations of altitude sickness, the differential diagnoses and possible etiologies are discussed. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2014; 49:E144–E146.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E144-E146
JournalPediatric Pulmonology
Volume49
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

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Altitude Sickness
Syncope
Differential Diagnosis

Keywords

  • altitude related disease in pediatrics
  • neuro-cardiogenic syncope
  • syncope at altitude

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Medicine(all)
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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Syncope at altitude : An enigmatic case. / De, Aliva; Davidson Ward, Sally L.

In: Pediatric Pulmonology, Vol. 49, No. 11, 01.11.2014, p. E144-E146.

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De, Aliva ; Davidson Ward, Sally L. / Syncope at altitude : An enigmatic case. In: Pediatric Pulmonology. 2014 ; Vol. 49, No. 11. pp. E144-E146.
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