Otolaryngic Manifestations in Children Presenting with Apparent Life-Threatening Events.

@article{Mcmurray1997OtolaryngicMI,
  title={Otolaryngic Manifestations in Children Presenting with Apparent Life-Threatening Events.},
  author={J Scott Mcmurray and Lauren D. Holinger},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={116 6},
  pages={575-579}
}
Apparent life-threatening event (ALTE) is a term used to characterize an event of unknown cause after an infant is found limp, cyanotic, bradycardic, and/or requiring resuscitation. Like sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), ALTE is a general term used until a precise diagnosis can be established. The relationship between ALTE and SIDS has not been clearly… CONTINUE READING