Metaphyseal corner fractures in infants: A review

L. E. Swischuk

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The corner fracture of the metaphyses of long bones of infants is considered pathognomonic of the battered child syndrome. In some cases, however, the fracture may occur as a result of weakening by an underlying disease process. This review emphasizes the importance of distinguishing healthy from abnormal bone in such injuries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)103-107
Number of pages5
JournalEmergency Radiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1998


  • Fracture
  • Infants
  • Trauma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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