Shaken baby syndrome

What is Shaken baby syndrome?

Shaken baby syndrome (SBS) is a triad of medical findings of retinal hemorrhage, cerebral edema, and subdural hematoma. It happens when an adult shakes a child vigorously. SBS is often fatal and can cause severe brain damage, resulting in lifelong disability.

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I have a 5 weeks old son. I have a question regarding Shaken baby syndrome.
Actually my parents/In-Laws used to shake him (on Lap or...

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Don't worry as this happens only with violent shaking

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Thanks for asking on this platform

I have gone through the...

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hello doctor,

my baby grl is 21 days old today
1)she was born at 38 weeks with a birth weight of 2560 grams and her weight today is 2840

doctor1 MD

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All are normal, except weight gain

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1. The weight gain is only 13.33gm per day where as it should have been...

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My son is 4 years old. He had shaken baby syndrome at six weeks. hydrocephalus at 8 weeks (better as far as I know). He's blind in his left eye....

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Hello. I just read through your question.
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