Medical Condition Mistaken for Child Abuse; High-Tech Knee Surgery

Medical Condition Mistaken for Child Abuse

Wrongfully accused of child abuse: Two couples share harrowing stories of how a medical misdiagnosis caused them to lose custody of their babies. Then, suffering from persistent knee pain? See how cutting-edge, GPS-like technology is being used to provide

What is Rickets?

Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears explains that rickets is a disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin D or sometimes calcium, and it causes very weak bones that fracture easily.

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Wrongfully Accused of Child Abuse

Nashan and Johan took their 3-month-old daughter to the pediatrician after they noticed one of her feet and one of her fingers was swollen. A body scan found the baby had 21 fractures. Doctors concluded the injuries were intentional. “That’s where our...

Fix for Painful Skin Lesions

When he was 17 years old, Brian noticed he had a large, red, irritated bump on the back of his neck. Over the next several years, the bumps spread, and now he has large acne lesions and scars under his arms, across his chest and down his legs. Brian...

Medical Condition Mistaken for Child Abuse

Lesly and Chanon took their baby boy, Myles, to the pediatrician after they noticed that his fontanel was bulging and he had bruises on his face. Doctors found he had a posterior rib fracture and two wrist fractures. “My husband and I did not have an...

Cause of Baby Fractures Debated

The Doctors, radiologist Dr. David Ayoub, who testified in defense of both couples, and pediatric radiologist Dr. Thomas Slovis debate whether rickets can cause bone fractures that could be mistaken for child abuse.