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neuropathic postural tachycardia


Definition: Disorder describing postural orthostatic intolerance often associated with marked increases in heart rate and decreases in blood pressure on sitting or standing upright; a form of dysautonomia, which is an abnormal function of the autonomic nervous system.

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