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J Pediatr. 2006 Jun;148(6):835-6.

Severe cough and retinal hemorrhage in infants and young children.

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Department of Pediatrics, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel. mgoldman@walla.co.il

Abstract

No retinal hemorrhages were detected in any of 100 consecutive children aged 3 months to 2 years with severe, persistent coughing (0 of 100, 95% CI: 0%- 3%). Therefore, if one finds retinal hemorrhage in infants and young children with cough, child abuse must be excluded.

PMID:
16769399
DOI:
10.1016/j.jpeds.2005.12.052
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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