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Unusual association of diseases/symptoms
Neurocardiogenic syncope: a rare presentation of pharyngeal lymphoma
  1. Anthony Li1,
  2. Alykhan Bandali2,
  3. Saqib Ghani1,
  4. Colin Reid2
  1. 1Department of Cardiology, St George's Hospital, London, UK
  2. 2Department of Cardiology, St Richard's Hospital, West Sussex, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Saqib Ghani saqibghani{at}


Syncope is a common symptom of patients attending emergency departments, yet presents significant diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. We present a rare cause of recurrent vasovagal syncope with predominant cardioinhibitory response due to lymphoma surrounding and compressing the carotid artery treated successfully with radiotherapy.

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