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What is Shaken Baby Syndrome?

What is Shaken Baby Syndrome?

  • Shaken Baby Syndrome: A condition caused by violent shaking of a baby.

Shaken Baby Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Shaken Baby Syndrome:

Broader types of Shaken Baby Syndrome:

How serious is Shaken Baby Syndrome?

Prognosis of Shaken Baby Syndrome: prompt treatment greatly improves prognosis
Complications of Shaken Baby Syndrome: see complications of Shaken Baby Syndrome
Prognosis of Shaken Baby Syndrome: Generally, the prognosis for children with shaken baby syndrome is poor. Most will be left with considerable disability. Retinal damage may cause loss of vision. If the child survives, he or she may require lifelong medical care for brain damage injuries such as mental retardation or cerebral palsy. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Shaken Baby Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

What causes Shaken Baby Syndrome?

Causes of Shaken Baby Syndrome: see causes of Shaken Baby Syndrome
Risk factors for Shaken Baby Syndrome: see risk factors for Shaken Baby Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Shaken Baby Syndrome?

Symptoms of Shaken Baby Syndrome: see symptoms of Shaken Baby Syndrome

Complications of Shaken Baby Syndrome: see complications of Shaken Baby Syndrome

Shaken Baby Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Shaken Baby Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Shaken Baby Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Shaken Baby Syndrome: Emergency Medical Physician, Pediatrician, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Shaken Baby Syndrome.
Treatments for Shaken Baby Syndrome: see treatments for Shaken Baby Syndrome
Research for Shaken Baby Syndrome: see research for Shaken Baby Syndrome

Organs Affected by Shaken Baby Syndrome:

Organs and body systems related to Shaken Baby Syndrome include:

Name and Aliases of Shaken Baby Syndrome

Main name of condition: Shaken Baby Syndrome

Class of Condition for Shaken Baby Syndrome: physical

Other names or spellings for Shaken Baby Syndrome:

retinal hemorrhage, subdural hemorrhage

Shaken Baby Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Shaken Baby Syndrome:

 

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