Fractured

A growing number of parents believe they have wrongly been accused of child abuse, when the real reason why their son or daughter is injured is brittle bone disease.

Are social workers accusing innocent parents? Or are child abusers hiding behind a convenient excuse? Hugh Levinson investigates this highly controversial subject, which lies at the frontiers of medical knowledge.

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20041220

A growing number of parents believe they have wrongly been accused of child abuse, when the real reason why their son or daughter is injured is brittle bone disease.

Are social workers accusing innocent parents? Or are child abusers hiding behind a convenient excuse? Hugh Levinson investigates this highly controversial subject, which lies at the frontiers of medical knowledge.

20041220

A growing number of parents believe they have wrongly been accused of child abuse, when the real reason why their son or daughter is injured is brittle bone disease.

Are social workers accusing innocent parents? Or are child abusers hiding behind a convenient excuse? Hugh Levinson investigates this highly controversial subject, which lies at the frontiers of medical knowledge.