Stokes-Adams syndrome

[stohks-ad-uh mz]
noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. unconsciousness accompanying atrioventricular heart block, sometimes characterized by weakness, irregular pulse, and intermittent convulsive or nonconvulsive seizures.
Also Stokes-Adams disease, Adams-Stokes syndrome, Adams-Stokes disease.

Origin of Stokes-Adams syndrome

named after W. Stokes (1804–78), and R. Adams (1791–1875), Irish physicians Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

stokes-adams syndrome in Medicine

Stokes-Adams syndrome

  1. Adams-Stokes syndrome
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