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Case 66: Hyperventilation Syndrome, Small Fiber Neuropathy, and Postural Tachycardia Syndrome in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome 

Case 66: Hyperventilation Syndrome, Small Fiber Neuropathy, and Postural Tachycardia Syndrome in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
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Case 66: Hyperventilation Syndrome, Small Fiber Neuropathy, and Postural Tachycardia Syndrome in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
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Peter Novak

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10.1093/med/9780190889227.003.0071
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date: 25 October 2020

The patient presents with anxiety, brain fog, and unexplained fatigue and diffuse pain with numbness. Tilt test showed mild orthostatic tachycardia with stable blood pressure and cerebral blood flow velocity. Patient was hyperventilating during both supine and tilt. Hyperventilation syndrome can coexist with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and postural tachycardia syndrome. Patient was referred to psychiatry.

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