Sudden and unexpected death due to hemorrhage from occult central nervous system lesions. A pediatric autopsy study.

@article{Byard1991SuddenAU,
  title={Sudden and unexpected death due to hemorrhage from occult central nervous system lesions. A pediatric autopsy study.},
  author={Roger W Byard and Anthony J. Bourne and Ahmad Hanieh},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={88-94}
}
A retrospective review of the Department of Histopathology files at the Adelaide Children's Hospital was conducted to examine all cases where sudden death (defined as death occurring within 24 h of sudden collapse and unconsciousness in a previously apparently well child) was attributable to hemorrhage from an occult central nervous system lesion. Ten cases were found with significant hemorrhage and associated cerebral edema. The diagnoses were cerebral arteriovenous malformation (1), probable… CONTINUE READING

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