Maria D McColgan, MD, MSEd, FAAP

Rome Memorial Hospital, Inc

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Dr McColgan is associate professor of Pediatrics at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, New Jersey, and Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, fellowship director at the Child Abuse Research Education an

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Infant’s seizures and skull fracture could point to child abuse

October 01, 2017

A 5-month-old Hispanic male presented to the emergency department (ED) at a children’s hospital in the Northeast United States directly from his daycare after caretakers witnessed 2 shaking, seizure-like episodes. The episodes lasted 1 to 2 minutes in the setting of a fever as palpated by the parents.