Dr Garcia is a pediatric chief resident at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Infant’s seizures and skull fracture could point to child abuse
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.
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