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Recurrent sepsis and gastrointestinal ulceration due to child abuse.
  1. L G Rubin,
  2. A Angelides,
  3. M Davidson,
  4. P Lanzkowsky


    An 11 year old girl developed progressive upper gastrointestinal ulceration and recurrent episodes of intravenous catheter associated polymicrobial septicaemia. Evaluation failed to establish a cause. After exclusion of the parents and careful surveillance of the patient she improved, supporting the diagnosis of suspected child abuse (a form of Meadow's syndrome).

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