Shaken baby syndrome is brain damage that occurs when a baby is shaken, slammed, or thrown against an object. It is a form of child abuse. It can cause serious long-term problems or even death. It is also called intentional head injury or abusive head trauma.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||John Pope, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Chuck Norlin, MD - Pediatrics|
|Current as of||August 13, 2013|
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