Reflex anal dilatation: An observational study on non-abused children.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES Reflex anal dilatation (RAD) is considered as a possible sign of anal abuse,however studies evaluating its prevalence in non-abused children are limited. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of RAD in a convenience sample of children with no suspicion of abuse admitted to a Pediatric Emergency Department (PED). METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2014.02.010

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