Malignant Cough Syncope from Idiopathic Vagal Inflammation

  • Andrea Farina Department of Cardiology, A. Manzoni Hospital, Lecco, Italy
  • Giorgio Bassanelli Department of Cardiology, A. Manzoni Hospital, Lecco, Italy
  • Alfredo Bianchi Department of Cardiology, A. Manzoni Hospital, Lecco, Italy
  • Guido Coppola epartment of Cardiology, L. Vanvitelli University of Naples, Caserta, Italy
  • Stefano Savonitto Department of Cardiology, A. Manzoni Hospital, Lecco, Italy

Keywords

Syncope, cough, vagal, neuritis

Abstract

We describe the case of a patient with malignant vasodepressive cough syncope. We demonstrated a vaso-vagal mechanism related to left vagal neuritis, by means of laryngoscopy and laryngeal electromyography. The condition resolved with steroid therapy.

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  • Published: 2018-03-15

    Issue: Vol 5 No 5 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
    Farina, A., Bassanelli, G., Bianchi, A., Coppola, G., & Savonitto, S. (2018). Malignant Cough Syncope from Idiopathic Vagal Inflammation. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 5(5). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.12890/2018_000842