• Medicine
  • Published in Casopis lekaru ceskych 2005

[Shaken baby syndrome].

@article{Peychl2005ShakenBS,
  title={[Shaken baby syndrome].},
  author={I Peychl},
  journal={Casopis lekaru ceskych},
  year={2005},
  volume={144 3},
  pages={
          185-7; discussion 188-9
        }
}
Shaken baby syndrome represents a specific form of the Abused child syndrome. Injury usually concerns the baby's head and the brain and it is caused by thoughtless treatment accompanied by harsh shaking movements of the head and neck. It can cause a contusion of the cervical spinal hord, a rupture of the bridging veins, intracranial bleeding and a brain tissue impairment either due to the direct axonal damage, or namely by hypoxic-ischaemic insult. The development of the lesion can be fatal, or… CONTINUE READING

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