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Shaken baby syndrome.
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PMID:  19904512     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
A 35-day-old male infant with presumed shaken baby syndrome is reported. This first born child to mother educated upto middle school and father tailor by occupation was brought from a remote village 180 kms away from JIPMER. Poor feeding, focal clonic seizures were the initial symptoms. The fundus examination revealed fresh preretinal and vitreous hemorrhages. CT Brain showed right sided subdural hemorrhage with subarachnoid extension and midline shift. He had a normal platelet count and coagulation profile. The sensorium deteriorated and infant expired despite adequate ventilatory support.
T Arun Babu; C Venkatesh; S Mahadevan
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Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-11-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  76     ISSN:  0973-7693     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2009 Sep 
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Created Date:  2009-11-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  954-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India.
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