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Sudden infant death syndrome

Sudden infant death syndrome: Introduction

Sudden infant death syndrome: The sudden death of an infant due to an unknown cause that occurs during sleep. See detailed information below for a list of 5 causes of Sudden infant death syndrome, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Sudden infant death syndrome:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Sudden infant death syndrome. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Sudden infant death syndrome: Symptom Checker

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Sudden infant death syndrome: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Sudden infant death syndrome

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Sudden infant death syndrome: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Sudden infant death syndrome

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Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a breast rash with redness and warmth, but not necessarily a...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of migraine or ...read more »

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Sudden infant death syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Sudden infant death syndrome:

Sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant, typically occurring between 3 weeks and 5 months of age, most infants dying at night, and not explained by postmortem data.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant, typically occurring between 3 weeks and 5 months of age, most infants dying at night, and not explained by postmortem data.
- (Source - CRISP)

Sudden infant death syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Sudden infant death syndrome, or a subtype of Sudden infant death syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Sudden infant death syndrome

The list below shows some of the causes of Sudden infant death syndrome mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Sudden infant death syndrome?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Sudden infant death syndrome. Of the 5 causes of Sudden infant death syndrome that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Sudden infant death syndrome:

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Conditions listing medical complications: Sudden infant death syndrome:

The following list of medical conditions have Sudden infant death syndrome or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Sudden infant death syndrome:

SIDS
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Sudden infant death syndrome:

Medical Conditions associated with Sudden infant death syndrome:

Death (2725 causes), Infant symptoms (2900 causes), Infant health symptoms (2900 causes), Death-related symptoms (2729 causes), Sleep symptoms (1476 causes), Sleeping problems (873 causes), Child health symptoms (230 causes), Nocturnal symptoms (698 causes)

Symptoms related to Sudden infant death syndrome:

SIDS, Infant symptoms (2900 causes), Death (2725 causes), Arcuate nucleus brain abnormality, Medium chain acylCoA dehydrogenase deficiency, Respiratory infections, Sleep apnea (36 causes), Smoking

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