In-depth

Causes

Shaken baby syndrome


Symptoms

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Tests and diagnosis

Bone scan

CT scan

X-ray

Jan. 12, 2016
References
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  4. Preventing falls and related fractures. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bone/Osteoporosis/Fracture/prevent_falls_ff.asp. Accessed Oct. 30, 2015.