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J Pediatr. 1999 Jul;135(1):125-7.

Retinal hemorrhages caused by accidental household trauma.

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University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia; and the Division of General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA.

Abstract

Traumatic retinal hemorrhages in young children are considered pathognomonic of child abuse. We identified 3 children with unilateral retinal hemorrhages caused by accidental household trauma. The hemorrhages were ipsilateral to intracranial hemorrhage and isolated to the posterior retinal pole.

PMID:
10393620
DOI:
10.1016/s0022-3476(99)70343-4
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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