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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 99-100

An unusual case of defecation syncope


Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Agartala Government Medical College and G.B. Pant Hospital, Agartala, Tripura, India

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Dr. Maureen P Tigga
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Agartala Government Medical College and G.B. Pant Hospital, Agartala - 799 006, Tripura
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jmh.JMH_2_19

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Syncope is a common cause for emergency room visitations. The common attributable causes are cardiac or orthostatic factors in a majority of cases; however, situational syncope is a lesser known phenomenon and infrequently described in the literature. Here, we present an unusual case of a 55-year-old woman with recurrent hypotension and bradycardia related to defecation due to an unexpected cause.


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