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Fundoscopic Lesions Identifying Severe Central Nervous System Injury in Children with the Shaken Baby Syndrome

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Description:

Certain lesions seen on fundoscopic examination of a physically abused child can indicate severe central nervous system injury with high morbidity and mortality. Recognition of these lesions can help identify a child who requires more aggressive therapy or who may have a guarded prognosis.

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