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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cardiac arrest +     
Sudden Death +     
Cardiomyopathy Associated with Myopathy and Sudden Death 
cold-induced sweating syndrome +   
Familial Sudden Death  
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest 
post-cardiac arrest syndrome 
Sudden Cardiac Death +   
Unexpected rapid natural death due to cardiovascular collapse within one hour of initial symptoms. It is usually caused by the worsening of existing heart diseases. The sudden onset of symptoms, such as CHEST PAIN and CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS, particularly VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA, can lead to the loss of consciousness and cardiac arrest followed by biological death. (from Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 7th ed., 2005)
sudden infant death syndrome +   

Exact Synonyms: sudden cardiac arrest ;   sudden cardiac arrests
Primary IDs: MESH:D016757
Definition Sources: MESH:D016757

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