Magnetic resonance imaging in acute non-accidental head injury.

@article{Barlow1999MagneticRI,
  title={Magnetic resonance imaging in acute non-accidental head injury.},
  author={Karen Maria Barlow and Rod J. Gibson and Mike McPhillips and Robert Minns},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={1999},
  volume={88 7},
  pages={734-40}
}
Making the diagnosis of non-accidental head injury, particularly in the acute illness, can be difficult. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the use of magnetic resonance imaging in the acute presentation of non-accidental head injury. Twelve cases admitted to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh with a diagnosis of non-accidental head injury, and who had magnetic resonance imaging in the acute illness, were identified. The average age was 5.7 mo (range 1 to 34 mo… CONTINUE READING