Two Unusual Cases of Sudden Death in Children


We report two unusual cases of sudden unexpected death in children. Histopathologic examination showed intimal fibroplasias, a variant of fibromuscular dysplasia of the right coronary artery associated in both cases with fatty infiltration of the right ventricular myocardium. The significance of this particular combination of two lesions known to induce a sudden death in young people is discussed.

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M. Osterheld and M. Perez, "Two Unusual Cases of Sudden Death in Children," Open Journal of Pathology, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2013, pp. 69-72. doi: 10.4236/ojpathology.2013.32013.

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