Disease Information for Sudden infant death syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Near death experience/infant/SIDS survivor
Sudden death of an infant
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Infant
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Population/Infant
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Death/Unanticipated
Sudden death/Child
Sudden Infant death syndrome/SIDS
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Dehydration
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
CLASS/Fetal/conceptual products (category)
CLASS/Systemic/no comment (category)
Process
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Cot death, Cot death (situation), cot death death, Cot Deaths, Crib death, Crib death (situation), Death Cot, death cot death, Death Crib, Death infant sudden, death sudden cause unknown infant (cot death), death sudden infant, Death sudden unexpected infant, Infant death sudden, infant death syndrome sudden, infant sudden death, SID, SIDS, SIDS Sudden inf death synd, SIDS Sudden infant death syndrome, SIDS (Sudden infant death syndrome), sudden death cause unknown infant (cot death), Sudden death in infants, sudden death infant, Sudden death of nonspecific cause in infancy, SUDDEN INFANT DEATH, Sudden infant death syn, Sudden infant death syndr, sudden infant death syndrome, Sudden infant death syndrome (finding), sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), Sudden infant death syndrome (situation), syndrome sudden infant death, Unexpected sudden death of infant, Synonym/Crib death, Synonym/SIDS
Definition

The abrupt and unexplained death of an apparently healthy infant under one year of age, remaining unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the clinical history. (Pediatr Pathol 1991 Sep-Oct;11(5):677-84)

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