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Usha Rao, Ajit Agarwal
British Journal of Hospital Medicine, Vol. 72, Iss. 8, 10 Aug 2011, pp 472 - 473

Carotid sinus hypersensitivity is a recognized cause of syncope and pre-syncope in elderly. It may be responsible for approximately a third of these symptoms in patients referred to tertiary care (Kerr et al, 2006). This article presents a case of an elderly patient whose carotid sinus hypersensitivity was revealed in interesting circumstances.

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