Sudden infant death syndrome as a result of thymic-lymphatic dysgenesis

Saule Amangeldievna Mussabekova 1 * , Elena Igorevna Burkova 1 * , Kristina Ergardovna Dobler 2, Balzhan Smailovna Muldasheva 2, Zhan Zhumagulovich Atmtaev 2
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1 Department of Morphology, Medical University of Karaganda, Karaganda, Kazakhstan
2 Institute of Forensic Examinations in Karaganda, Center for Forensic Examination of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Karaganda, Kazakhstan
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J CLIN MED KAZ, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp. 97-100.
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Conceptualization, S. M.; methodology, K. D.; validation, B. M.; formal analysis, B. M.; investigation, Zh. A.; resources, K. D.; data curation, Е. B.; writing – original draft preparation, Е. B.; writing – review and editing, S. M.; visualization, K. D.; supervision, S. M.; project administration, S. M.; funding acquisition – not applicable. All authors have read and agreed to the published version of the manuscript.


Sudden infant death syndrome is one of the leading causes of post-neonatal mortality. The thymic-lymphatic condition in children is a clinically rare manifestation and difficult to diagnose condition, assessed as a background, realized in a number of cases of sudden death syndrome. However, the clinical and histopathological manifestations of thymic-lymphatic status may not be clearly expressed. We present an unusual case of sudden infant death syndrome as a result of thymic-lymphatic dysgenesis complicated by acute adrenal insufficiency.


Mussabekova SA, Burkova EI, Dobler KE, Muldasheva BS, Atmtaev ZZ. Sudden infant death syndrome as a result of thymic-lymphatic dysgenesis. J CLIN MED KAZ. 2024;21(1):97-100.


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