TABLE 2

Indications for Obtaining a Skeletal Survey

All children <2 y with obvious abusive injuries
All children <2 y with any suspicious injury, including
 Bruises or other skin injuries in nonambulatory infants;
 Oral injuries in nonambulatory infants; and
 Injuries not consistent with the history provided
Infants with unexplained, unexpected sudden death (consult with medical examiner/coroner first)
Infants and young toddlers with unexplained intracranial injuries, including hemorrhage and hypoxic-ischemic injury
Infants and siblings <2 y and household contacts of an abused child
Twins of abused infants and toddlers