Items tagged “non accidental injury”
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Non-accidental injuries (NAI) represent both ethical and legal challenges to treating physicians. Radiologists may be the first clinical staff to suspect non-accidental injuries when confronted with a particular injury pattern. Knowledge of these is essential if the opportunity to save a child ...
Metaphyseal corner fracture (child abuse)
Diagnosis almost certain
Published 09 Apr 2013
Fracture-a-la-signature (skull fracture)
Fracture-a-la-signature (or signature fracture) is another term used to described a depressed skull fracture. Fracture-a-la-signature derives its name from forensic medicine because the size and shape of a depressed skull fracture may give information on the type of weapon used. It can be a si...