• Pinna Bruising in Children

    3 monthes ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Pinna bruising can be associated with abuse, but can also be due to accidental injury. We present 3 cases of pinna bruises and discuss features associated with accidental and nonaccidental injury. Attention to the history, the pattern of bruising, and any other findings identified on a careful, thorough examination will help differentiate the two.
    Disclosure: The authors declare no conflict of interest.
    Reprints: Julie C. Brown, MDCM, MPH, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Seattle Children's Hospital, PO Box 5371 B-5506, 4800 Sandpoint Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105 .
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