Pediatric abuse. New patterns of injury

Emerg Med Clin North Am. 1995 May;13(2):321-41.


The spectrum of abusive symptomatology has continued to expand since the initial report of the battered child syndrome. Many of these abused children present to the ED without a history of trauma. The ED physician must be aware of the range of clinical signs and symptoms to recognize and treat these children.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Child Abuse* / diagnosis
  • Child Abuse, Sexual / diagnosis*
  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy* / diagnosis
  • Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy* / mortality
  • Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy* / psychology
  • Parents / psychology*
  • Wounds and Injuries / etiology*