Title

Normal metaphyseal radiologic variants not to be confused with findings of infant abuse

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Radiology

Date

4-1-1991

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Bone Development; Bone and Bones; Child Abuse; Diagnosis, Differential; Fractures, Bone; Humans; Infant

Disciplines

Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences

Abstract

Postmortem high-detail skeletal radiography of 78 infants who died of the sudden infant death syndrome was performed during a 3-year period. Review of the studies reveals a variety of distinct radiologic variants that should not be confused with the metaphyseal injuries caused by infant abuse.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1991 Apr;156(4):781-3.

DOI of Published Version

10.2214/ajr.156.4.2003446

Related Resources

Link to article in PubMed

Journal Title

AJR. American journal of roentgenology

PubMed ID

2003446