Cervical spine MRI in abused infants.

  title={Cervical spine MRI in abused infants.},
  author={Kenneth Wayne Feldman and Ed Weinberger and Jerrold M. Milstein and Corinne L. Fligner},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  volume={21 2},
OBJECTIVE To determine clinical utility of screening with cervical spine MRI to detect unsuspected cord injury in children with head injury from child abuse. DESIGN Prospectively collected case series. Setting-Tertiary care children's hospital and county medical examiner's office. PATIENTS Twelve children with intracranial injury secondary to child abuse. None was clinically suspected to have cord injury. Includes all eligible children whose attending felt: (a) needed follow-up cranial… CONTINUE READING


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