Frederic N. Silverman

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Normal skull thickness has been measured in a general hospital population of 300 blacks and 200 whites in America. In both groups, there is a rapid increase in skull thickness during the first two decades of life, followed by a small uniform increase reaching a peak in the fifth and sixth decades. The sex differences are variable, but in certain age groups(More)
The historical aspects of dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica are presented in this article along with three cases illustrating some of the problems of understanding and diagnosing a condition. A theoretical discussion of pathogenesis is attached as an example of the kind of argument often presented to Ben Felson when looking for help in understanding(More)
The Battered Child Syndrome is a term used by us to characterise a clinical condition in young children who have received serious physical abuse, generally from a parent or foster parent. The condition has also been described as “unrecognised trauma” by radiologists, orthopaedists, paediatricians, and social service workers. It is a significant cause of(More)