Baroreflex failure

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A rare autonomic nervous system disorder characterized by diminished or absent buffering capability to prevent blood pressure from rising or falling excessively due to abnormalities in the vascular baroreceptors the glossopharyngeal or vagal nerves or the brain stem. Typical clinical presentations are acute severe sustained hypertension tachycardia and headache or volatile hypertension and tachycardia with headache diaphoresis flushing and emotional instability. Rare cases rather present with hypotension bradycardia and dizziness or syncope.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview. Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata. Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version May 2024

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