The prepubertal genital exam: What is normal and abnormal

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For many reasons including the recent increase in the reporting of sexual abuse, more physicians are being asked to perform genital examinations on prepubertal girls. Recent studies have clarified the appearance of structures in this area in nonabused children and demonstrated both acute and chronic changes that may result from trauma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)526-530
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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