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Shaken baby syndrome is brain damage that occurs when a baby is shaken, slammed, or thrown against
an object. It is a form of child abuse. It can cause serious long-term problems or even death. It is also called intentional head injury or abusive head trauma.
Current as of:
August 13, 2013
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Chuck Norlin, MD - Pediatrics
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