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Sudden unexpected infantile death (SUD) of a healthy boy occurring on the doctor's examining table at a well baby clinic.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7099678     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The child described was 1 year 1 month, and was well developed and healthy. He underwent SUD following the doctor's examination in the presence of the doctor, nurse and mother. The case terminated fatally despite adequate resuscitation. The post mortem examination did not reveal the cause of death. The authors feel that the case supports their previously presented hypothesis of infant neurocirculatory dystony as the cause of SUD. When the infant mortality drops below 15% SUD remains as one of the chief causes of infant death.
R Peltonen; T Peltonen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pädiatrie und Pädologie     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0030-9338     ISO Abbreviation:  Padiatr Padol     Publication Date:  1982  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-09-17     Completed Date:  1982-09-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0022370     Medline TA:  Padiatr Padol     Country:  AUSTRIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  219-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child Health Services
Physical Examination
Sudden Infant Death / etiology*

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