Breath holding

Breath Holding: Episodic apnea, which is more common in young children and usually resolves by age six. ...1

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Breath Holding: An involuntary or voluntary pause in breathing, sometimes accompanied by loss of consciousness. ...2

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Differential Diagnosis of Breath holding

Involuntary breath-holding spells: Breath-holding spells in children 'Breath-holding spells' refers to two distinct conditions that can occur when a child is frightened, upset or angry, or experiences a sudden shock or pain. The child seems to stop ...3

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Causes List for Breath holding

Possible causes of Breath holding (or similar symptoms) may include:4

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  1. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  2. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  3. Source: NHS Choices UK: conditions/ Breath-holding-spells-in-children/ 
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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