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Inflicted neuro-trauma in infancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20091362     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two infants with non-accidental inflicted neuro-trauma are reported. One presented with sudden onset lethargy, respiratory difficulty and unexplained seizures. There were bilateral retinal bleeds and extradural hemorrhage. Other was a well thriving child who had 2 seizures and was noted to lack visual fixation. Retinal hemorrhages and chronic subdural and intraparenchymal hemorrhages were subsequently discovered. We highlight the importance of suspecting child abuse in infants with sudden unexplained unresponsiveness, seizures or respiratory difficulty and the unusual occurrence of extradural hemorrhage.
Bipin Jose; Naveen Sankhyan; Ravindra Arya; Madhulika Kabra; Sheffali Gulati; R V Azad
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-01-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  77     ISSN:  0973-7693     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-21     Completed Date:  2010-09-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  318-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 110 029, India.
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MeSH Terms
Dyspnea / etiology*
Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial / etiology,  radiography
Intracranial Hemorrhage, Traumatic / etiology*
Lethargy / etiology
Retinal Hemorrhage / etiology
Seizures / etiology*
Shaken Baby Syndrome / diagnosis*

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