Retinal hemorrhages in healthy children with or without a history of associated trauma are a strong indicator of child abuse. This report describes six cases of battered infants who presented with white-centered retinal hemorrhages. We discuss potential mechanisms for the presence of white-centered retinal hemorrhages in battered children.
- Retinal hemorrhage
- Shaken baby syndrome
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Emergency Medicine