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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
35 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Many fairly severe head injuries in children are recoverable. Current research suggests that the brain has remarkable ability to recover and is consi ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
22 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and No: Well, oi is a disorder of irregular collagen which leads to weaker bones and easy fractures. Most kids with oi present with multiple fractures early i ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Location/type of fx: Oi has several sub forms and the type & location of their fx are often used to help classify their subgroup. That said, the type and pattern of intent ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Pattern of injury: The SBS refers to a few physical findings that suggest that a baby was violently shaken. Most notable are petecial hemorrhages within the retina that ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
24 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Shaken baby syndrome: This is a condition now known as abusive head injury, wherein a child experiences injury to the brain due to head trauma. The trauma often results fro ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
24 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Shaken baby syndrome: This is a condition now known as abusive head injury, wherein a child experiences injury to the brain due to head trauma. The trauma often results fro ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
35 years experience Family Medicine
Brain Injury: The brain bounces back and forth in the skull resulting in bruising and brocken blood vessels. If severe enough increase in intracranial pressure an ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
24 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Abusive head injury: The term 'shaken baby syndrome' has been replaced by the term 'abusive head injury.' the symptoms are variable and can range from mild to none to coma ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Like the flu: Vomiting, lethargy, irritability are all signs of the sort of injury that is caused by shaking. These same signs are often mistaken for the flu. Sha ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
32 years experience Pediatrics
Worst case: death: Shaken baby syndrome causes brain injury; therefore, brain damage is the consequence -- developmental delays, school difficulties. But because it is ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Bonsall
27 years experience Pediatric Ophthalmology
ER: Go to er for evaluation.

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