Atlas of Child physical abuse, CLINICAL ATLAS, PEDIATRIC ATLAS, PHYSICAL AND SEXUAL ABUSE, ATLAS IN MEDICAL,
|FIGURE 1. Bruising to the left buttock noted in a 1-month-old child.|
Any bruising on an immobile child is highly concerning for child physical abuse.
Bleeding disorders must be considered in the differential diagnosis.
|FIGURE 2. Healing eighth posterior rib fracture in the same child|
from Figure 1. A skeletal survey is indicated in any child younger than
2 years of age where suspicions of physical abuse exist.
|FIGURE 4. Same 15-month-old boy from Figure 3 with multiple ngernail gouges in his right axilla. Some are fresh and one appears to be older and somewhat crusted. Injuries in different stages of healing may indicate chronicity of abuse. |
|FIGURE 6. Linear ecchymosis on the cheek of a baby who was|
slapped in the face by an abusive parent.
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