Normal metaphyseal radiologic variants not to be confused with findings of infant abuse

P. K. Kleinman, P. L. Belanger, A. Karellas, M. R. Spevak

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Postmortem high-detail skeletal radiography of 78 infants who died of the sudden infant death syndrome was performed during a 3-year period. Review of the studies reveals a variety of distinct radiologic variants that should not be confused with the metaphyseal injuries caused by infant abuse.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)781-783
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1991
Externally publishedYes


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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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