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Shaken Baby Syndrome

"Shaken Baby Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Brain injuries resulted from vigorous shaking of an infant or young child held by the chest, shoulders, or extremities causing extreme rotational cranial acceleration. It is characterized by the intracranial and intraocular hemorrhages with no evident external trauma. Serious cases may result in death.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Shaken Baby Syndrome" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Shaken Baby Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2005 and 2008 and 2016
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