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A Rare Cause of Recurrent Syncope in the Pediatric Patient


Ioana Adriana Ghiorghiu, Cristina Ramona Radulescu, Doina Anca Plesca

Syncope is type of transient, complete loss of consciousness with an abrupt onset, short duration and complete, spontaneous recovery[1]. It is a frequent symptom in the general population, most patients having a first occurrence between the ages of 10 and 30[2,3]. Strictly considering the pediatric population (under 18 years of age) the reported incidence may be as high as 15%[4]. [...]

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