You have 3 open access pages. Situational syncope is the result syncope reflex abnormalities in vascular tone and heart rate which transiently reduce blood supply to the brain. This site is intended for the use of healthcare professionals only.

A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. One of the great aspects of our jobs is that every day offers a new opportunity to learn. Very narrow and deep T-wave inversion in the lateral leads. In those cases the History and Physical are paramount.

So ask about the event preceding the pre-syncopal or syncopal event. Occurs more commonly in teenage girls, but does occur in boys as well. Actions of Hair-Braiding, Combing, Brushing, Blowing, and Curling can trigger the event. Most were standing, but some were seated, or kneeling. Pain from hair pulling or scalp stimulation of trigeminal nerve or cervical roots precipitate the event. Evens WN, Acherman R, Kip K, Restrepo H. I enjoy taking care of patients and I finding it endlessly rewarding to help train others to do the same.

I trained at the Combined Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics residency program at University of Maryland, where I had the tremendous fortune of learning from world renown educators and clinicians. Now I have the unbelievable honor of working with an unbelievably gifted group of practitioners at Carolinas Medical Center. My 12 year old grandson was just diagnosed with this. It is the craziest thing to me. I had never heard of such.

My daughter was just diagnosed after a scare from her fainting. I thought the doctor was joking. My granddaughter, 9 years old, was just diagnosed. One of my twins was just diagnosed with this. I was blown away I would never think that there would be a diagnosis on this. My 11 year old daughter just had what appeared to be vasovagal syncope today, and after returning from the ER, and wanting to do some research, I found this page.