This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.
In Reply.—Dr Solky's remarks are not discordant with what I wrote in "The Syndrome of Abuse Dwarfism." Food deprivation must always be suspected in child abuse. It is still necessary to ascertain in detail the biological mechanisms whereby, among other things, food deprivation is translated into growth failure and pubertal failure instead of into wasting and death.
MONEY J. Abuse Dwarfism-Reply. Am J Dis Child. 1978;132(7):724. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1978.02120320084027
Coronavirus Resource Center
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.
Create a personal account or sign in to: