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Shaken Baby Syndrome

Brain injuries resulted from vigorous shaking of an infant or young child held by the chest, shoulders, or extremities causing extreme cranial acceleration. It is characterized by the intracranial and intraocular hemorrhages with no evident external trauma. Serious cases may result in death.

Year introduced: 2003

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Tree Number(s): C10.900.300.087.850, C26.915.300.200.825

MeSH Unique ID: D038642

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