The Journal of Bucharest College of Physicians and the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences

A Rare Cause of Recurrent Syncope in the Pediatric Patient


Syncope is type of transient, complete loss of consciousness with an abrupt onset, short duration and complete, spontaneous recovery[1]. It is a frequent symptom in the general population, most patients having a first occurrence between the ages of 10 and 30[2,3]. Strictly considering the pediatric population (under 18 years of age) the reported incidence may be as high as 15%[4]. […]