Medical diagnosis of the sexually abused child.

Abstract

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} }