Acta Neurologica Belgica

, Volume 112, Issue 3, pp 295–297

Sick sinus syndrome and orthostatic hypotension in Parkinson’s disease

  • Ivan Adamec
  • Nataša Klepac
  • Iva Milivojević
  • Boris Radić
  • Mario Habek
Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/s13760-012-0034-0

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Adamec, I., Klepac, N., Milivojević, I. et al. Acta Neurol Belg (2012) 112: 295. doi:10.1007/s13760-012-0034-0
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Abstract

We present a case of Parkinson’s disease patient whose initial symptoms were sick sinus syndrome and orthostatic hypotension. Our case illustrates difficulties in distinguishing syncope of primary cardiac or neurological origin and highlights the importance of a diagnostic workup including neurological examination.

Keywords

Parkinson’s diseaseSick sinusOrthostatic hypotension

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© Belgian Neurological Society 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivan Adamec
    • 1
  • Nataša Klepac
    • 3
  • Iva Milivojević
    • 2
  • Boris Radić
    • 1
  • Mario Habek
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity Hospital Center ZagrebZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Department of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationGeneral Hospital ZadarZadarCroatia
  3. 3.Department of NeurologyZagreb School of Medicine and University Hospital Center ZagrebZagrebCroatia