Charcot-Weiss-Baker syndrome -->
carotid sinus syndrome
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Stimulation of a hyperactive carotid sinus, causing a marked fall in blood pressure due to vasodilation, cardiac slowing, or both; syncope with or without convulsions or A-V block may occur.

Synonyms: Charcot-Weiss-Baker syndrome.

(05 Mar 2000)