WANN LANGSTON, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In 1926 Bradbury and Eggleston1 reported three cases of a syndrome, the outstanding characteristics of which were "the occurrence of syncopal attacks after or during exertion or even after standing erect for some minutes. Other features in the three patients are a slow, unchanging pulse rate, incapacity to perspire, a lowered basal metabolism and signs of slight and indefinite changes in the nervous system. Each of these patients felt much worse during the heat of summer." Other symptoms were increased urinary output when patients were in recumbent position; youthful appearance; and loss of sexual desire and power. A slight increase
LANGSTON W. ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION; REPORT OF A CASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:688–695. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-5-688
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(5):688-695.
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