Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0007p26 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Parathyroid hormone is higher in infants with fracture as opposed to without fracture undergoing skeletal survey for suspected non-accidental injury, and is inversely associated with mean corpuscular haemoglobin content

Lewis Lindsay , Alison Lilias , Hardisty Hannah , Parry-Okeden Sophie , Bishop Nick

Background: Biochemical and haematological testing is recommended in the United Kingdom when non-accidental injury is suspected. We examined the associations of test results with radiologically-confirmed fracture(s), and between test results, in a retrospective observational cohort.Methods: Infants up to age two years presenting with suspected non-accidental injury, without clinically-apparent bone disease, and where a skeletal survey was undertaken duri...