Hermes Pediatr Radiol (2017) 47:1217–1218 DOI 10.1007/s00247-017-3886-x Published online: 2 August 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 A closer look at non-accidental trauma: Caregiver assault neonatal arterial ischemic stroke (NAIS) and presumed compared to non-caregiver assault PAIS, with one patient being excluded due to medical comor- Litz CN, Ciesla DJ, Danielson PD et al bidity. Presumed PAID was diagnosed when there was normal J Pediatr Surg (2017) 52:625–627 perinatal neurological history, and development of neurologi- cal deficits or seizures after 28 days of age, coupled with The authors reviewed cases of non-accidental trauma (NAT) findings of a remote focal infarction on MRI. Only one patient in children within the state of Florida between 2010 and 2014, had an infarct involving a single vascular territory. The factors examining the characteristics and outcomes. The group of that demonstrated the greatest risk for poor performance of NAT was compared to patients from other assault (OA), de- attention and executive function included the presumed fined as not committed by a parent or caretaker. Of the 46,557 PAIS subtype, larger infarct volume (defined by patients, 535 were NAT and 46,022 OA. The NAT group was modASPECTS), and presence of epilepsy. The increased younger (1.6 ± 3.3 Pediatric Radiology Springer Journals


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