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Two suspect cases of shaken adult syndrome have been reported previously. 1,2 Although these cases implicate shaking as a traumatic mechanism, one had evidence of direct-impact trauma 2 and the second failed to report ocular pathology. 1 Herein, we report 2 new cases of lethal shaken adult syndrome with a clear history of shaking and absence of Cited by: 4. Closed brain injuries are usually caused by car accidents, falls, and increasingly, in sports. Shaking a baby can also result in this type of injury (called shaken baby syndrome). Penetrating brain injury. Penetrating, or open head injuries happen when there is a break in the skull, such as when a bullet pierces the brain.

Abusive head trauma (AHT), commonly known as shaken baby syndrome (SBS), is an injury to a child's head caused by someone else. Symptoms may range from subtle to obvious. Symptoms may include vomiting or a baby that will not settle. Often there are no visible signs of trauma. Complications include seizures, visual impairment, cerebral palsy, and cognitive impairment.Causes: Blunt trauma, vigorous shaking. Nov 01, 2013 · Two suspect cases of shaken adult syndrome have been reported previously. 1,2 Although these cases implicate shaking as a traumatic mechanism, one had evidence of direct-impact trauma 2 and the second failed to report ocular pathology. 1 Herein, we report 2 new cases of lethal shaken adult syndrome with a clear history of shaking and absence of Cited by: 4.

Lasting after effects of shaken baby syndrome or SBS leave the child with severe brain damage as well as lifelong disabilities. Infant can also suffer acceleration and deceleration injuries. There's an adult version of shaken baby syndrome in domestic violence. Domestic violence: the shaken adult syndrome 2000; 17: 138-9. Adults are likely to have their own version of the shaken baby syndrome, confirms a case report in the Journal of Accident and Emergency Medicine.