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Case 93: Anxiety Mimicking Postural Tachycardia Syndrome 

Case 93: Anxiety Mimicking Postural Tachycardia Syndrome
Case 93: Anxiety Mimicking Postural Tachycardia Syndrome

Peter Novak

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date: 21 October 2020

The tilt test provoked this patient’s typical waxing and waning spells associated with palpitations and dizziness. Testing showed mild adrenergic dysfunction of unclear clinical significance and small fiber neuropathy. Anxiety can mimic and exaggerate symptoms of orthostatic intolerance.

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