Vasovagal Syncope Video Examples
Orthostatic Vasovagal Syncope - Presyncopal Symptoms and Signs
Presyncopal signs of an impending vasovagal syncope include: pallor, sweating, pupillary dilation and changes in breathing. The following video demonstrates these visible signs of vasovagal syncope in a 24 year old Dutch professional soccer player. He lost consciousness during an interview on TV, after losing with the Dutch national team. The interview is in Dutch, and deals with the reasons of why they lost the match. The presyncopal signs that can be observed are listed at the end of the video.
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Emotional Vasovagal Syncope
Eye opening with deviation of the eyes is typical at the onset of loss of consciousness. Prior to loss of consciousness many fainting subjects may close their eyes in response to the discomforting presyncopal signs.