Sudden unexpected death in early childhood: general observations in a series of 151 cases: Part 1 of the investigations of the San Diego SUDC Research Project.

@article{Hefti2016SuddenUD,
  title={Sudden unexpected death in early childhood: general observations in a series of 151 cases: Part 1 of the investigations of the San Diego SUDC Research Project.},
  author={Marco M. Hefti and Hannah C. Kinney and Jane B. Cryan and Elisabeth Haas and Amy E. Chadwick and Laura A Crandall and Felicia L. Trachtenberg and Dawna La-Vina Duncan Armstrong and Marjorie R. Grafe and Henry F. Krous},
  journal={Forensic science, medicine, and pathology},
  year={2016},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={4-13}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the major subcategories and clinicopathologic features of sudden unexpected death in young children in a large retrospective cohort, and to confirm the association of sudden unexplained death in children (abbreviated by us for unexplained deaths as SUDC) with hippocampal pathology and/or febrile seizures. METHODS We undertook analysis of a retrospective cohort of 151 cases, of which 80% (121/151) were subclassified as SUDC, 11% (16/151) as… CONTINUE READING

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