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Cerebral white matter lesions in sudden infant death syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  693153     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In 21.6% of infants who died of sudden infant death syndrome, the cerebral white matter showed areas of leukomalacia. Of those infants with congenital heart disease, 24.8% had lesions, whereas 4.4% of infants who died from known acute causes had lesions. The sites of the cerebral white matter lesions, subcortical or periventricular, seem to be related to the age of the infant.
S Takashima; D Armstrong; L E Becker; J Huber
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatrics     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0031-4005     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatrics     Publication Date:  1978 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-11-29     Completed Date:  1978-11-29     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376422     Medline TA:  Pediatrics     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  155-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Brain / pathology*
Encephalomalacia / etiology,  pathology
Heart Defects, Congenital / complications
Infant, Newborn
Macrophages / pathology
Neuroglia / pathology
Sudden Infant Death / etiology,  pathology*

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