Maltreatened Child Syndrome (or Shaken Baby)

The syndrome of the abused child or shaken baby syndrome (SBS) is a form of infantile physical abuse that is characterized by the existence of an intracranial trauma (Roof Campos, 2006). Among the clinical findings, subdural or subarachnoid hematomas, diffuse cerebral edema and retinal hemorrhages may occur as a result of a violent shaking of … Read more