Bradbury-Eggleston syndrome

Bradbury-Eggleston syndrome
a syndrome of dysautonomia with orthostatic hypotension, visual disturbances, hypohidrosis, impotence, lowered basal metabolic rate, dizziness, syncope, presyncope, and a slow, unchanging pulse. It occurs predominantly in older males in the early morning hours during the summer and is due to impaired peripheral vasoconstriction; it usually has a progressive course. Called also primary or pure autonomic failure.

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  • Bradbury-Eggleston syndrome — Brad·bury Eg·gle·ston syndrome (bradґbə re egґəl stən) [Samuel Bradbury, American physician, 1883–1947; Cary Eggleston, American physician, 1884–1966] see under syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Bradbury — Samuel, U.S. physician. See B. Eggleston syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Eggleston — Cary, U.S. physician, 1884–1966. See E. method, Bradbury E. syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Pure autonomic failure — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 32777 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D001342 Pure autonomic failure, also known as Bradbury Eggleston syndrome or idiopathic orthostatic… …   Wikipedia

  • failure — The state of insufficiency or nonperformance. backward heart f. a concept (formerly considered mutually exclusive with forward heart f.) that maintains that the phenomena of congestive heart f. result from passive engorgement of the veins caused… …   Medical dictionary

  • chronic idiopathic orthostatic hypotension — chronic orthostatic hypotension, idiopathic orthostatic hypotension 1. Shy Drager syndrome. 2. Bradbury Eggleston syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • primary autonomic failure — pure autonomic failure Bradbury Eggleston syndrome …   Medical dictionary

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