The Bruised Premobile Infant: Should You Evaluate Further?

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid


Three premobile infants with unexplained bruising are described. Although, they were asymptomatic otherwise, evaluation led to the recognition of inflicted rib fractures in two and hemophilia A in one. Although such bruises are inconsequential themselves, they may provide the opportunity to recognize serious problems before major injury or morbidity occurs.

    loading  Loading Related Articles