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Morphological fundamental of neurogeneous mechanisms of sudden infant death syndrome

Margarita Berlay; Anatolii Kopylov; Sergei Karpov; Horen Avanesyan;

The «Sudden Infant Death Syndrome» is a heterogeneous phenomenon, represented by respiratory, cardiac, genetic, immuno-endocrine components. The importance of understanding the neurogenic mechanisms of the emergence of this syndrome as a manifestation of the pathology of the brain stem structures is emphasized. Attention is drawn to the necessity of a qualified autopsy study with a a careful analysis of medical records, the circumstances of death and an extended sampling of fragments of the central and peripheral nervous system for additional immunohistochemical examination.


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Keywords: sudden infant death syndrome, heterogeneous, immunohistochemical examination of the brain stem

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