Rinsho Ganka Volume 57, Issue 4 (April 2003)

Two infants of suspected shaken baby syndrome Junko Ikewaki 1 , Kisaburo Yamada 1 , Masatoshi Furushima 1 , Seigo Korematsu 2 , Tatsuro Izumi 2 , Kazuo Nakatsuka 1 1Dept of Ophthalmol,Oita Med Univ 2Dept of Pediatrics,Oita Med Univ pp.527-531
Published Date 2003/4/15
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1410101187
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Abstract. We observed two cases of suspected shaken baby syndrome. One was a 7-month-old male infant with subdural hematoma and hemorrhagic patches in the retina in both eyes. The other was a 2-month-old male infant with fluid and hematoma in the subdural space. The right eye showed red macula simulating macular hole. The left eye showed retinal hemorrhage and discoloration in the macula. The macular abnormalities gradually disappeared in both cases. Although the parents denied abuse or intense shaking,shaken baby syndrome was suspected based on ocular findings and diagnostic imaging. These cases illustrate that ophthalmologists are expected to give correct diagnosis and to prevent recurrence of abuse in shaken baby syndrome.

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