Neck extension and rotation in sudden infant death syndrome and other natural infant deaths.

@article{Krous2001NeckEA,
  title={Neck extension and rotation in sudden infant death syndrome and other natural infant deaths.},
  author={Henry F. Krous and Julie M Nadeau and Patr{\'i}cia Ferreira da Silva and Brian D Blackbourne},
  journal={Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society},
  year={2001},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={154-9}
}
It has been hypothesized that some cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) are a result of neck extension and/or rotation that causes vertebral artery (VA) compression and brain stem ischemia. There is a paucity of relevant literature on this topic. Therefore, our aim was to compare neck rotation and extension in SIDS and other natural infant deaths… CONTINUE READING