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Radiologe. 1982 Aug;22(8):342-51.

[The so-called "battered child syndrome" from the viewpoint of the pediatric radiologist].

[Article in German]

Abstract

The diagnosis of the Battered-Child Syndrome (BCS) is made by the pediatrician and the radiologist. The recognition of this entity by the radiologist is possible because of the high frequency of the typical skeletal lesions. This skeletal changes are illustrated by X-ray pictures and bone scans. Not only skeletal trauma can be discovered but also visceral injuries may be combined and diagnosed in the BCS. For the detection of all changes in the BCS nowadays all possible imaging procedures should be used. Some forensic problems in this field are added.

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