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Mineral content of rib bone in infant deaths.
  1. S W Ryan,
  2. S Variend,
  3. J James,
  4. P J Congdon,
  5. A Horsman,
  6. J Truscott
  1. Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, General Infirmary, Leeds.


    The mineral content of rib bone in infants who died unexpectedly was similar to that among those who died after acute illnesses, and it was significantly associated with both crown to heel length and age. In those dying from chronic illnesses it was lower than in the other two groups.

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