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Features of Subacute Infantile Mountain Sickness

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Pulmonology & Critical Care
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Subacute infantile mountain sickness refers to an altitude sickness affecting infants born at a high altitude. It can result in significant morbidity and mortality and tends to affect families of low land descent more than families residing at high altitudes for centuries.

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