Isolated subconjunctival hemorrhages in nonaccidental trauma.

  title={Isolated subconjunctival hemorrhages in nonaccidental trauma.},
  author={Stephen G Spitzer and Joseph Luorno and L No{\"e}l},
  journal={Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus},
  volume={9 1},
PURPOSE To establish child abuse as part of the differential diagnosis of isolated bilateral subconjunctival hemorrhages in infants. METHODS To review three cases of nonaccident trauma initially presenting with isolated bilateral subconjunctival hemorrhages as the only significant clinical finding. RESULTS Ophthalmic examination in cases 1 and 2 were entirely normal except for the large bilateral subconjunctival hemorrhages. Hematological parameters were normal in all three infants. Initial… CONTINUE READING