Volume 37, Issue 3 (May 1992)

    Acallosal Brain in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

    Published Online: May


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    A definitive explanation of “crib” or “cot” death remains unknown. An unusual incidental autopsy finding of agenesis of the corpus callosum in a case presenting as “near miss” sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is discussed. Hitherto, only a single case associated with SIDS has been reported in the literature. The condition may be easily missed outside the interest in neuropathology.

    Author Information:

    Patel, F
    Forensic pathologist, Medical School, UMDS Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals, University of London, London,

    Stock #: JFS12000J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12000J

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    Title Acallosal Brain in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30