Child maltreatment and neglect, or poverty and ignorance: An old case from the museum.

@article{Nikoli2016ChildMA,
  title={Child maltreatment and neglect, or poverty and ignorance: An old case from the museum.},
  author={Slobodan Nikoli{\'c} and Vladimir V Zivkovic},
  journal={Medicine, science, and the law},
  year={2016},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={150-3}
}
We present an old case, from the year 1928, of a girl who, as an 18-month-old, had ingested a small amount of lye, and over time oesophageal stenosis had developed. However, her parents had not taken her to hospital until 4 months after the event, after an episode of bloody vomiting. She spent the remaining time of her life in the hospital, where she died as a 3-year-old. Her parents did not visit once during that time. After the autopsy, the opinion about the cause and mechanism of death had… CONTINUE READING
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