Familial vasovagal syncope associated with migraine.

  title={Familial vasovagal syncope associated with migraine.},
  author={Ahmad Daas and Aviva Mimouni-Bloch and Shlomit Rosenthal and Avinoam Shuper},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  volume={40 1},
Syncope affects all age groups and is characterized by a brief sudden loss of consciousness followed by fast recovery. Vasovagal syncope, the most common type, is generally assumed to be due to venous pooling and an abnormal sympathetic response. In approximately 20% of cases, more than one family member is affected. Vasovagal syncope has been documented in a high proportion of patients with migraine. Three generations of a family with comorbid vasovagal syncope and migraine are described. Data… CONTINUE READING

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