TITLE

prostatic syncope

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1790
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "prostatic syncope" is presented. The term is used to refer to the condition when a patient faints on examination of the prostate. Fainting, however, occurs very rarely. Fainting can be avoided by examining the patient in a lateral recumbent position.
ACCESSION #
21242431

 

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