Classification

CARDIAC CAUSES

  • Coronary artery disease
    • Coronary atherosclerosis
    • Developmental anomalies
    • Coronary artery embolism
    • Others
      • Vasculitis
      • Dissection
  • Myocardial diseases
    • Cardiomyopathies
    • Myocarditis and other infiltrative processes
    • Right ventricular dysplasia
  • Valvular diseases
    • Mitral valve prolapse
    • Aortic stenosis and other forms of left ventricular outflow obstruction
    • Endocarditis
  • Conduction system abnormalities

NON-CARDIAC CAUSES

  • Hemorrhage
    • Intra cranial hemorrhage
    • Diseases of the aorta
    • G.I. bleeding
    • Respiratory tract bleeding
  • Intra-cranial causes other than hemorrhage
    • Epilepsy
    • Intracranial Tumors
    • Meningitis
  • Miscellaneous
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Bronchial Asthma
    • Psychiatric
    • Pulmonary thromboembolism
    • Epiglottitis
    • Senescence