SHAKEN-BABY SYNDROME

SHAKEN-BABY SYNDROME

shaken-baby syndrome. The medical condition of a child who has suffered forceful shaking, with resulting brain injury. ? Common injuries in shaken-baby syndrome include retinal hemorrhage and subdural and subarachnoid hemorrhage, with minimal or no signs of external cranial trauma. Many victims of shaken-baby syndrome are permanently blind or die. Shaken-baby syndrome is one of the leading causes of infant death. It was first identified in the early 1970s.
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