A wide variety of findings have been reported in infants who have died of SIDS. Some of these findings include retarded postnatal growth, low Apgar scores at birth, increased pulmonary arterial smooth muscle, increased right ventricular muscle mass, and a variety of cardiopulmonary and neurological cellular abnormalities. The cellular findings suggest that SIDS may be caused by exposure to chronic hypoxia and respiratory failure. However, the direct evidence is controversial and has led to multiple theories. Several theories suggest that SIDS may be caused by sleep apnea, congenital central nervous system anomaly, neuromuscular infantile botulism, accidental suffocation, abnormal upper airway dysfunction, cardiac abnormalities, or inborn errors of metabolism.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

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