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1,472 Possible Causes for Death in Infancy

  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

    AIM: Despite its declining incidence, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is still an important cause of death in infancy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] in infancy as part of the Confidential Enquiry into Stillbirths and Deaths in Infancy (CESDI SUDI study), after the changes in the immunisation programme and the reduction[doi.org] Sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) used to be called SIDS or cot death.[web.archive.org]

  • Neonatal Adrenoleukodystrophy

    This form of ALD usually progresses rapidly, causes neurodegeneration, and results in death in infancy or young childhood.[healthbeatfoods.com]

  • Histiocytoid Cardiomyopathy

    The so-called "histiocytoid cardiomyopathy" is an unusual cardiac disorder of infancy and childhood, characterized by the presence of numerous foamy, lipid-containing cells between the endocardium and the striated myocardial cells of the left ventricle and the interventricular septum. The disease usually affects[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    RSV infection in infancy is associated with other long-term respiratory problems ( 5 – 10 ) and, in one study, with pneumonia ( 11 ).[wwwnc.cdc.gov] Nokes) Pneumonia is a major cause of illness and death among children 1, 2 ), and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the most common viral cause of pneumonia and bronchiolitis[wwwnc.cdc.gov] Incidence rate ratios (IRR) for readmission with pneumonia over follow-up time for each of 3 comparisons among children initially admitted during infancy to Kilifi District[wwwnc.cdc.gov]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    . 55, 56 The incidence of epiglottitis in children has decreased with the use of H. influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccines in early infancy. 13, 57 A combination of an[aafp.org] . 55 , 56 The incidence of epiglottitis in children has decreased with the use of H. influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccines in early infancy. 13 , 57 A combination of[aafp.org] Epiglottitis Epiglottitis is an inflammatory condition of the epiglottis and adjacent supraglottic structures that can rapidly progress to airway compromise and, potentially, death[aafp.org]

  • Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

    . 55, 56 The incidence of epiglottitis in children has decreased with the use of H. influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccines in early infancy. 13, 57 A combination of an[aafp.org] Epiglottitis Epiglottitis is an inflammatory condition of the epiglottis and adjacent supraglottic structures that can rapidly progress to airway compromise and, potentially, death[aafp.org]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Death is now a rare complication but hospitalisation is frequently required (40%), particularly in infancy ( Craig 1998 ).[dx.doi.org]

  • Acute Cystitis

    Death is now a rare complication but hospitalisation is frequently required (40%), particularly in infancy ( Craig 1998 ).[dx.doi.org]

  • Cholesterol Ester Storage Disease

    […] in infancy Infantile death Lethal in infancy [ more ] 0001522 Hepatic steatosis Fatty infiltration of liver Fatty liver [ more ] 0001397 Protuberant abdomen Belly sticks[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Pruritus Itching Itchy skin Skin itching [ more ] 0000989 Percent of people who have these symptoms is not available through HPO Autosomal recessive inheritance 0000007 Death[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Gaucher Disease

    Type 2 (acute neuronopathic): rapidly progressive with death during infancy.[patient.info] [tabletmag.com] Death in Infancy This causes rapidly progressive neurovisceral storage disease and death during infancy. [ 3 ] Type 3 - juvenile or Norrbottnian form (chronic[symptoma.com] Type 2 Gaucher disease causes rapidly progressive neurovisceral storage disease and death during infancy or during the first years of life.[emedicine.com]

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