Caffey-kempe syndrome

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Caffey-kempe syndrome --> battered child syndrome

(Science: radiology) multiple assymetrical fractures, separation of distal epiphyses, irregularity and fragmentation of metaphyses, bucket-handle fracture, corner fracture of elbow, knee, ankle (sudden twisting motion), isolated spiral fracture, extensive periosteal reaction (subperiosteal haemorrhage), exuberant callus formation, cortical hyperostosis extending to epiphyseal plate, avulsion fracture at ligamentous insertion, subdural haematoma (most common), brain atrophy (up to 100%), infarction (50%), subdural hygroma, encephalomalacia, porencephaly

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