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What neuro-radiological investigations are indicated to identify abusive central neurological system injury in children?

Included papers

  1. Bradford R, Choudhary AK, Dias MS. Serial neuroimaging in infants with abusive head trauma: timing abusive injuries. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. 2013;12(2):110-119. [Pubmed]

  2. Chabrol B, Decarie JC, Fortin G. The role of cranial MRI in identifying patients suffering from child abuse and presenting with unexplained neurological findings. Child Abuse and Neglect. 1999;23(3):217-228 [Pubmed]
  3. Chen CY, Huang CC, Zimmerman RA, Yuh YS, Chen SJ, Chin SC, Lee CC, Lee KW. High-resolution cranial ultrasound in the shaken-baby syndrome. Neuroradiology. 2001;43(8):653-661 [Pubmed]
  4. Colbert CA, Holshouser BA, Aaen GS, Sheridan C, Oyoyo U, Kido D, Ashwal S. Value of cerebral microhemorrhages detected with susceptibility-weighted MR Imaging for prediction of long-term outcome in children with nonaccidental trauma. Radiology. 2010;256(3):898-905 [Pubmed]

  5. Dan B, Damry N, Fonteyne C, Jissendi P, Ziereisen F, Christophe C. Repeated diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in infantile non-haemorrhagic, non-accidental brain injury. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2008;50(1):78-80 [Pubmed citation only]
  6. Datta S, Stoodley N, Jayawant S, Renowden S, Kemp A. Neuroradiological aspects of subdural haemorrhages. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2005;90(9):947-951 [Pubmed]
  7. Foerster BR, Petrou M, Lin D, Thurnher MM, Carlson MD, Strouse PJ, Sundgren PC. Neuroimaging evaluation of non-accidental head trauma with correlation to clinical outcomes: a review of 57 cases. Journal of Pediatrics. 2009;154(4):573-77. [Pubmed]

  8. Ghahreman A, Bhasin V, Chaseling R, Andrews B, Lang EW. Nonaccidental head injuries in children: a Sydney experience. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2005;103(3 suppl):213-218 [Pubmed]
  9. Hoskote A, Richards P, Anslow P, McShane T. Subdural haematoma and non-accidental head injury in children. Child's Nervous System. 2002;18(6-7):311-317 [Pubmed]
  10. Jaspan T, Narborough G, Punt JA, Lowe J. Cerebral contusional tears as a marker of child abuse--detection by cranial sonography. Pediatric Radiology. 1992;22(4):237-245 [Pubmed]
  11. Küker W, Schöning M, Krägeloh-Mann I, Nägele T. Shaken baby syndrome. Imaging methods for the recognition of a severe form of infant maltreatment [German]. Monatsschrift Kinderheilkunde. 2006;154(7):659-668 [Abstract from Springer]
  12. McKinney AM, Thompson LR, Truwitt CL, Velders S, Karagulle A, Kiragu A. Unilateral hypoxic-ischemic injury in young children from abusive head trauma, lacking craniocervical vascular dissection or cord injury. Pediatric Radiology. 2008;38(2):164-174 [Pubmed]
  13. Morad Y, Avni I, Benton SA, Berger RP, Byerley JS, Coffman K, Greeley CS, Gustavson EE, Levitt CJ, Lenane A, Topley J, Levin AV. Normal computerized tomography of brain in children with shaken baby syndrome. Journal of AAPOS: American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2004;8(5):445-450 [Pubmed]
  14. Morad Y, Avni I, Capra L, Case ME, Feldman K, Kodsi SR, Esernio-Jenssen D, Lukefahr JL, Levin AV. Shaken baby syndrome without intracranial hemorrhage on initial computed tomography. Journal of AAPOS: American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2004;8(6):521-527 [Pubmed]
  15. Sato Y, Yuh WT, Smith WL, Alexander RC, Kao SC, Ellerbroek CJ. Head injury in child abuse: evaluation with MR imaging. Radiology. 1989;173(3):653-657 [Pubmed]
  16. Suh DY, Davis PC, Hopkins KL, Fajman NN, Mapstone TB. Nonaccidental pediatric head injury: diffusion-weighted imaging findings. Neurosurgery. 2001;49(2):309-318, discussion 318-320 [Pubmed]
  17. Zepp F, Brühl K, Zimmer B, Schumacher R. Battered child syndrome: cerebral ultrasound and CT findings after vigorous shaking. Neuropediatrics. 1992;23(4):188-191 [Pubmed]

What are the distinguishing clinical features of abusive head trauma in children?

Included papers

  1. Bechtel K, Stoessel K, Leventhal JM, Ogle E, Teague B, Lavietes S, Banyas B, Allen K, Dziura J, Duncan C. Characteristics that distinguish accidental from abusive injury in hospitalized young children with head trauma. Pediatrics. 2004;114(1):165-168 [Pubmed]
  2. Ettaro L, Berger RP, Songer T. Abusive head trauma in young children: characteristics and medical charges in a hospitalized population. Child Abuse and Neglect. 2004;28(10):1099-1111 [Pubmed]
  3. Ewing-Cobbs L, Kramer L, Prasad M, Canales DN, Louis PT, Fletcher JM, Vollero H, Landry SH, Cheung K. Neuroimaging, physical, and developmental findings after inflicted and noninflicted traumatic brain injury in young children. Pediatrics 1998;102(2 Pt 1):300-307 [Pubmed]
  4. Fung EL, Sung RY, Nelson EA, Poon WS. Unexplained subdural hematoma in young children: is it always child abuse? Pediatrics International 2002;44(1):37-42 [Pubmed]
  5. Hettler J, Greenes DS. Can the initial history predict whether a child with a head injury has been abused? Pediatrics 2003;111(3):602-607 [Pubmed]
  6. Hobbs C, Childs AM, Wynne J, Livingston J, Seal A. Subdural haematoma and effusion in infancy: an epidemiological study. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2005;90(9):952-955 [Pubmed]
  7. Hoskote A, Richards P, Anslow P, McShane T. Subdural haematoma and non-accidental head injury in children. Child's Nervous System. 2002;18(6-7):311-317 [Pubmed]
  8. Hymel KP, Willson DF, Boos SC, Pullin DA, Homa K, Lorenz DJ, Herman BE, Graf JM, Isaac R, Armijo-Garcia V, Narang SK, Pediatric Brain Injury Research Network (PediBIRN) Investigators. Derivation of a clinical prediction rule for pediatric abusive head trauma. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2013;14(2):210-220. [Pubmed]

  9. Keenan HT, Runyan DK, Marshall SW, Nocera MA, Merten DF. A population-based comparison of clinical and outcome characteristics of young children with serious inflicted and noninflicted traumatic brain injury. Pediatrics. 2004;114(3):633-639 [Pubmed]
  10. Kemp AM, Stoodley N, Cobley C, Coles L, Kemp KW. Apnoea and brain swelling in non-accidental head injury. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2003;88(6):472-476, discussion 476 [Pubmed]
  11. Pierre-Kahn V, Roche O, Dureau P, Uteza Y, Renier D, Pierre-Kahn A, Dufier JL. Ophthalmologic findings in suspected child abuse victims with subdural hematomas. Ophthalmology. 2003;110(9):1718-1723 [Pubmed]
  12. Ruppel RA, Kochanek PM, Adelson PD, Rose ME, Wisniewski SR, Bell MJ, Clark RS, Marion DW, Graham SH. Excitatory amino acid concentrations in ventricular cerebrospinal fluid after severe traumatic brain injury in infants and children: the role of child abuse. Journal of Pediatrics 2001;138(1):18-25 [Pubmed]
  13. Shugerman RP, Paez A, Grossman DC, Feldman KW, Grady MS. Epidural hemorrhage: is it abuse? Pediatrics. 1996;97(5):664-648 [Pubmed]
  14. Thalayasingam M, Veerakumarasivam A, Kulanthayan S, Khairuddin F, Cheah IGS. Clinical clues for head injuries amongst Malaysian infants: Accidental or non-accidental? Injury, International Journal of the Care of the Injured. 2012;43:2083-2087. [Pubmed]

  15. Tzioumi D, Oates RK. Subdural hematomas in children under 2 years. Accidental or inflicted? A 10-year experience. Child Abuse and Neglect. 1998;22(11):1105-1112 [Pubmed]
  16. Vinchon M, Defoort-Dhellemmes S, Desurmont M, Dhellemmes P. Accidental and nonaccidental head injuries in infants: a prospective study. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2005;102(4 Suppl):380-384 [Pubmed]

What neuroradiological features distinguish abusive from non-abusive head trauma?

Included papers

  1. Adamo MA, Drazin D, Smith C, Waldman JB. Comparison of accidental and nonaccidental traumatic brain injuries in infants and toddlers: demographics, neurosurgical interventions, and outcomes. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. 2009;4(5):414-419 [Pubmed]
  2. Bechtel K, Stoessel K, Leventhal JM, Ogle E, Teague B, Lavietes S, Banyas B, Allen K, Dziura J, Duncan C. Characteristics that distinguish accidental from abusive injury in hospitalized young children with head trauma. Pediatrics. 2004;114(1):165-168 [Pubmed]
  3. Datta S, Stoodley N, Jayawant S, Renowden S, Kemp A. Neuroradiological aspects of subdural haemorrhages. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2005;90(9):947-951 [Pubmed]
  4. Diaz-Olavarrieta C, Garcia-Pina CA, Loredo-Abdala A, Paz F, Garcia S.G, Schilmann A. Abusive head trauma at a tertiary care children's hospital in Mexico City. A preliminary study. Child Abuse & Neglect. 2011;35(11):915-923 [Pubmed]

  5. Duhaime AC, Alario AJ, Lewander WJ, Schut L, Sutton LN, Seidl TS, Nudelman S, Budenz D, Hertle R, Tsiaras W, Loporchio S. Head injury in very young children: mechanisms, injury types, and ophthalmologic findings in 100 hospitalized patients younger than 2 years of age. Pediatrics. 1992;90(2 Pt 1):179-185 [Pubmed]
  6. Ettaro L, Berger RP, Songer T. Abusive head trauma in young children: characteristics and medical charges in a hospitalized population. Child Abuse and Neglect. 2004;28(10):1099-1111 [Pubmed]
  7. Ewing-Cobbs L, Prasad M, Kramer L, Louis PT, Baumgartner J, Fletcher JM, Alpert B. Acute neuroradiologic findings in young children with inflicted or noninflicted traumatic brain injury. Child's Nervous System. 2000;16(1):25-33, discussion 34 [Pubmed]
  8. Feldman KW, Bethel R, Shugerman RP, Grossman DC, Grady MS, Ellenbogen RG. The cause of infant and toddler subdural hemorrhage: a prospective study. Pediatrics. 2001;108(3):636-646 [Pubmed]
  9. Goldstein B, Kelly MM, Bruton D, Cox C. Inflicted versus accidental head injury in critically injured children. Critical Care Medicine. 1993;21(9):1328-1332 [Pubmed]
  10. Hettler J, Greenes DS. Can the initial history predict whether a child with a head injury has been abused? Pediatrics 2003;111(3):602-607 [Pubmed]
  11. Hymel KP, Rumack CM, Hay TC, Strain JD, Jenny C. Comparison of intracranial computed tomographic (CT) findings in pediatric abusive and accidental head trauma. Pediatric Radiology. 1997;27(9):743-747 [Pubmed]
  12. Hymel KP, Willson DF, Boos SC, Pullin DA, Homa K, Lorenz DJ, Herman BE, Graf JM, Isaac R, Armijo-Garcia V, Narang SK, Pediatric Brain Injury Research Network (PediBIRN) Investigators. Derivation of a clinical prediction rule for pediatric abusive head trauma. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2013;14(2):210-220. [Pubmed]

  13. Ichord RN, Naim M, Pollock AN, Nance ML, Margulies SS, Christian CW. Hypoxic-ischemic injury complicates inflicted and accidental traumatic brain injury in young children: the role of diffusion-weighted imaging. Journal of Neurotrauma. 2007;24(1):106-118. [Pubmed]
  14. Keenan HT, Runyan DK, Marshall SW, Nocera MA, Merten DF. A population-based comparison of clinical and outcome characteristics of young children with serious inflicted and noninflicted traumatic brain injury. Pediatrics. 2004;114(3):633-639 [Pubmed]
  15. Kelly P, Hayes I. Infantile subdural haematoma in Auckland, New Zealand: 1988-1998. New Zealand Medical Journal. 2004;117(1201):U1047 [Pubmed]
  16. McKinney AM, Thompson LR, Truwitt CL, Velders S, Karagulle A, Kiragu A. Unilateral hypoxic-ischemic injury in young children from abusive head trauma, lacking craniocervical vascular dissection or cord injury. Pediatric Radiology. 2008;38(2):164-174 [Pubmed]
  17. Reece RM, Sege R. Childhood head injuries: accidental or inflicted? Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2000;154(1):11-15 [Pubmed]
  18. Shugerman RP, Paez A, Grossman DC, Feldman KW, Grady MS. Epidural hemorrhage: is it abuse? Pediatrics. 1996;97(5):664-648 [Pubmed]
  19. Thalayasingam M, Veerakumarasivam A, Kulanthayan S, Khairuddin F, Cheah IGS. Clinical clues for head injuries amongst Malaysian infants: Accidental or non-accidental? Injury, International Journal of the Care of the Injured. 2012;43:2083-2087. [Pubmed]

  20. Tung GA, Kumar M, Richardson RC, Jenny C, Brown WD. Comparison of accidental and nonaccidental traumatic head injury in children on noncontrast computed tomography. Pediatrics. 2006;118(2):626-633 [Pubmed]
  21. Tzioumi D, Oates RK. Subdural hematomas in children under 2 years. Accidental or inflicted? A 10-year experience. Child Abuse and Neglect. 1998;22(11):1105-1112 [Pubmed]
  22. Vinchon M, De Foort-Dhellemmes S, Desurmont M, Delestret I. Confessed abuse versus witnessed accidents in infants: comparison of clinical, radiological, and ophthalmological data in corroborated cases. Child's Nervous System. 2010;26(5):637-645. [Pubmed]

  23. Vinchon M, Defoort-Dhellemmes S, Desurmont M, Dhellemmes P. Accidental and nonaccidental head injuries in infants: a prospective study. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2005;102(4 Suppl):380-384 [Pubmed]
  24. Vinchon M, Noulé N, Tchofo PJ, Soto-Ares G, Fourier C, Dhellemmes P. Imaging of head injuries in infants: temporal correlates and forensic implications for the diagnosis of child abuse. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2004;101(1 Suppl):44-52 [Pubmed]
  25. Wells RG, Vetter C, Laud P. Intracranial hemorrhage in children younger than 3 years: prediction of intent. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2002;156(3):252-257 [Pubmed]

Can you date inflicted intracranial injuries in children neuroradiologically?

Included papers

  1. Postema FA, Sieswerda-Hoogendoorn T, Majoie CB, van Rijn RR. Age determination of subdural hematomas: survey among radiologists. Emergency Radiology. 2014:21(4):349-358 [Pubmed]


 

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