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Breath-Holding Spells/Pallid Infantile Syncope

Gregory L. Holmes

in Pediatric Neurology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780195394580
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322923 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195394580.003.007

Series: What Do I Do Now?

Breath-Holding Spells/Pallid Infantile Syncope

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While a benign condition, breath-holding spells and pallid infantile syncope can cause considerable anxiety in families. Keys to making the diagnosis are reviewed.

Chapter.  1069 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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