Signs & Symptoms-
Different aged bruises or lacerations
Bruises, lacerations, swollen areas or marks on the child's
face, head, back, chest, genital areas, buttocks or thighs
Wounds like human bite marks, cigarette burns, puncture
marks or missing hair are present.
Family members give contradictory versions of the
history of the injuries.
There is delay in seeking medical attention.
Excerpts from Our KIDS Center
Another type of abuse is physical abuse.