Gonorrhea in prepubertal children

J. A. Bays, R. C. Alexander, R. W. Block, C. F. Johnson, S. Kairys, M. B. Kanda, K. D. Wagner, L. S. Goldman, G. A. Shelley, C. Jenny, M. T. McHugh

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This statement updates a 1983 statement on this topic and reminds physicians that sexual abuse should be strongly considered when a gonorrheal infection is diagnosed in a child after the newborn period and before the onset of puberty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)134-135
Number of pages2
Issue number1 I
StatePublished - Jan 21 1998


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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Bays, J. A., Alexander, R. C., Block, R. W., Johnson, C. F., Kairys, S., Kanda, M. B., Wagner, K. D., Goldman, L. S., Shelley, G. A., Jenny, C., & McHugh, M. T. (1998). Gonorrhea in prepubertal children. Pediatrics, 101(1 I), 134-135. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.101.1.134