Author | Zoabe Hafeez, MD


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.