Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “CARDIAC SYNC to remember about the Differential Diagnosis Of Stokes-Adams Syndrome


Differential Diagnosis Of Stokes-Adams Syndrome ⚡Mnemonic⚡

C: Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity

A: Atrial Fibrillation

R: Reentrant Tachycardias (e.g., AV nodal reentry tachycardia)

D: Drug-Induced Arrhythmias (e.g., medications that prolong the QT interval)

I: Ischemic Heart Disease

A: Atrioventricular Block (e.g., Mobitz Type II or Third-Degree AV Block)

C: Complete Heart Block

S: Sick Sinus Syndrome

Y: Yields Clues from Patient History (e.g., medication use, prior syncope)

N: Neurocardiogenic Syncope (Vasovagal Syncope)

C: Congenital Heart Diseases (e.g., congenital AV block)

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