Margaret A.WinkerMD, Deputy EditorIndividualAuthorPhil B.FontanarosaMD, Interim CoeditorIndividualAuthor
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To the Editor: As Dr Jenny and colleagues1 point out in their analysis of missed cases of
abusive head trauma in children, abusive head trauma can be difficult to diagnose
because of the lack of external evidence of trauma. However, their article
failed to emphasize that abusive head trauma often results in dramatic ophthalmic
Becker H, Gupta BK. Recognizing Abusive Head Trauma in Children. JAMA. 1999;282(15):1421-1422. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-282-15-jac90009