Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Scopus Web of ScienceĀ® Altmetric
Type: Journal article
Title: Formal retrospective case review and sudden infant death
Author: Byard, R.
MacKenzie, J.
Beal, S.
Citation: Acta Paediatrica: promoting child health, 1997; 86(9):1011-1012
Issue Date: 1997
ISSN: 0803-5253
Abstract: A review of 24 consecutive sudden infant deaths was undertaken to evaluate the importance of the various stages in the postmortem assessment of such cases. Death in three cases was caused by obvious trauma. Of the remainder, 16 were attributed to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), 4 to accidental asphyxia (identified by death scene examination and/or formal case review) and 1 to a lingual thyroglossal duct cyst. Three (14%) of 21 deaths thought to be SIDS after postmortem examination were attributed to asphyxia following subsequent formal case review.
Keywords: Humans
Sudden Infant Death
Diagnosis, Differential
Cause of Death
Retrospective Studies
Infant, Newborn
South Australia
DOI: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.1997.tb15191.x
Published version:
Appears in Collections:Aurora harvest
Pathology publications

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.