Abstract G54(P) Table 1

Results of 6 children presenting with neck bruising

CaseAge (yrs)SexAlleged abuserInjuriesExplanation
19MTeacher3 cms vertical bruise under earRestraint, fighting with peer
211MTeacherBruise on back: no neck injuriesViolent behaviour in class. Restrained by teacher
311FMotherBruises and scratches on neckFight with mum
411FStep-dadLarge bruise on neckAutistic child; heard being slapped by step dad
510MStep-dadBruises, nail marks petechiae on lids, chest, behind earsChild intervened in domestic violence
614FBoyfriendNeck injuriesDomestic violence