Syncope at altitude: An enigmatic case

Aliva De, Sally L. Davidson Ward

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We report a case of a young boy with recurrent episodes of syncope at elevated altitude. While not conforming to common presentations of altitude sickness, the differential diagnoses and possible etiologies are discussed. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2014; 49:E144–E146.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E144-E146
JournalPediatric pulmonology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2014


  • altitude related disease in pediatrics
  • neuro-cardiogenic syncope
  • syncope at altitude

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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