Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)- the sudden death of a child under the age of 1 year, remaining unexplained after a full investigation of the case, including an autopsy, a test of the circumstances of the death and a clinical history of the disease. One of the most common causes of the syndrome is right ventricular arrhythmogenic dysplasia. The frequency is 0.5-4 cases per 1,000 newborns. The prevailing age is the first year of life, the peak is 2-4 months. The predominant sex is male (52–60%).