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Shaken Baby Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Shaken Baby Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.900.300.087.850
C26.915.300.200.825
Unique ID
D038642
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D038642
Scope Note
Brain injuries resulted from vigorous shaking of an infant or young child held by the chest, shoulders, or extremities causing extreme cranial acceleration. It is characterized by the intracranial and intraocular hemorrhages with no evident external trauma. Serious cases may result in death.
Previous Indexing
Brain Injuries (1984-2002)
Child Abuse (1984-2002)
See Also
Child Abuse
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Shaken Baby Syndrome Preferred
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