Medical diagnosis of the sexually abused child.


This article reviews what has been learned in the last two decades about the medical diagnosis of child sexual abuse. Studies indicate that a normal physical exam is common in sexual abuse victims, that healing of injuries due to abuse is rapid and sometimes complete, that a minority of victims seen for abuse are boys, that nonsexual transmission of… (More)


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@article{Bays1993MedicalDO, title={Medical diagnosis of the sexually abused child.}, author={J P Bays and David Chadwick}, journal={Child abuse & neglect}, year={1993}, volume={17 1}, pages={91-110} }