Radiological features of non-accidental injury

Hosp Med. 1999 Nov;60(11):794-9. doi: 10.12968/hosp.1999.60.11.1736.


Non-accidental injury is not uncommonly met in clinical practice. One should be aware of its presentation, the radiographic signs suspicious of abuse and the appropriate further imaging assessment to confirm or refute the diagnosis. Erroneous diagnosis can have grave consequences.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Child Abuse / diagnosis*
  • Child, Preschool
  • Craniocerebral Trauma / diagnostic imaging*
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Fractures, Bone / diagnostic imaging*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Radiography