Child Abuse Imaging Committee

Professional Resources

To access a list of references regarding child abuse imaging, please click here.  

Online Resources:
American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement on Diagnostic Imaging of Child Abuse 
American College of Radiology (ACR) – Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) Practice Parameter for Skeletal Surveys in Children
ACR Appropriateness Criteria for Suspected Physical Abuse in Children (found on Appropriateness Criteria Page)

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Skeletal Surveys for Suspected Child Abuse
Guidance for following ACR-SPR Practice  

Megan Marine, MD
Jessica Smith, MD
Matthew Wanner, MD
Samuel Jennings, MD
Roberta Hibbard, MD
Boaz Karmazyn, MD


Child Abuse Imaging


Arabinda K. Choudhary, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, Chair
Megan B. Marine, MD, Vice Chair
David A. Bloom, MD, FACR
Stephen D. Brown, MD
Austin  Dillard, MD
Michael F. Fadell, MD
Henry W. Giles, Jr., MD
Gary L. Hedlund, DO
Tatum S. Johnson, MD
George C. Koberlein, MD
Jeannie K. Kwon, MD
Irit  Maianski, MD
Richard I. Markowitz, MD, FACR
Kenneth L. Mendelson, MD
David M. Mirsky, MD
Joelle Moreno, JD
Sandeep Narang, MD, JD
Alp  Oztek, MD
Jeannette M. Perez-Rossello, MD
Cory M. Pfeifer, MD, MPH, FAAP
Esther  Ro , MD
Veronica J. Rooks, MD
Dana M. Schwartz, MD
Sabah  Servaes, MD
Natasha Shur, MD
V. Michelle Silvera, MD
Peter J. Strouse, MD, FACR
Aylin  Tekes, MD
Gregory A. Vorona, MD


 In light of the recent publication by the Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services, we would direct you to review the consensus response of the European Society of Paediatric Radiology Child Abuse Task Force and the Society for Pediatric Radiology Child Abuse Committee:

Other recent publications of interest:
•Berkowitz C (2017). Physical Abuse of Children. NEIM 376: 1659-1666.

•Bilo R, Banaschak S, Herrmann B, et al (2017). Using the table in the Swedish review on shaken baby syndrome will not help courts deliver justice. Acta Paediatr 106 (7): 1043-1045.

•Hellgren K, Hellstrom A, Hard A, et al (2017). The new Swedish report on Shaken Baby Syndrome is misleading. Acta Paediatr 106(7): 1040.

 •Miller T, Steinbeifle R, Lawrence B, et al (2017)): Lifetime cost of abusive head trauma at ages 0-4, USA. Prev Sci. In publication.

•Offiah A, Servaes S, Abamsbaum C, et al (2017). Initial response of the European Society of Paediatric Radiology and Society for Pediatric Radiology to the Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services' document on the triad of shaken baby syndrome. Pediatric Radiology 47(4): 369-371.

•Sandeep N abd Greeley C (2017). Lynoe et al. #the RestoftheStory. Acta Paediatri 106(7): 1047-1049.