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Sick sinus syndrome and orthostatic hypotension in Parkinson’s disease


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.

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Adamec, I., Klepac, N., Milivojević, I. et al. Sick sinus syndrome and orthostatic hypotension in Parkinson’s disease. Acta Neurol Belg 112, 295–297 (2012).

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  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Sick sinus
  • Orthostatic hypotension