The significance of white-centered retinal hemorrhages in the shaken baby syndrome.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Retinal hemorrhages in healthy children with or without a history of associated trauma are a strong indicator of child abuse. This report describes six cases of battered infants who presented with white-centered retinal hemorrhages. We discuss potential mechanisms for the presence of white-centered retinal hemorrhages in battered children.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kapoor, S; Schiffman, J; Tang, R; Kiang, E; Li, H; Woodward, J

Published Date

  • June 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 13 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 183 - 185

PubMed ID

  • 9220502

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0749-5161

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00006565-199706000-00002


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States