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Controversies in non-accidental head injury in infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16823058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Non-accidental head injury in infants is not uncommon and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. It is therefore important to identify it at the earliest opportunity so that appropriate intervention can be made which protects the child from further harm. The whole topic is controversial and the aim of this paper, in question and answer format, is to review some of the more controversial areas to give an overview of the neuroimaging features of this condition. The author has drawn on his clinical and medicolegal experience of these cases, and the review is based upon questions commonly encountered in Court.
N Stoodley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of radiology     Volume:  79     ISSN:  1748-880X     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Radiol     Publication Date:  2006 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-07-06     Completed Date:  2006-07-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373125     Medline TA:  Br J Radiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  550-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Neuroradiology, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol BS16 1LE, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Child Abuse / diagnosis*
Chronic Disease
Craniocerebral Trauma / diagnosis*,  etiology
Early Diagnosis
Intracranial Hemorrhage, Traumatic / diagnosis,  etiology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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