Anogenital findings in abused children The anogenital findings in child sexual abuse are highly variable and depend on the type and frequency of the abuse. Help us keep publishing more like it by becoming a member! Surgical repair of blunt force penetrating anogenital trauma in an month-old sexually abused girl: Genital findings in prepubertal girls selected for nonabuse: Although many types of mental disturbance and behavioral anomaly can be consequences of sexual abuse, a single such abnormality or even multiple ones in combination cannot reliably establish the diagnosis. The examiner elicits specific details, including. A case-control study of anatomic changes resulting from sexual abuse.
Definition Child sexual abuse is the involvement of children and adolescents in sexual activities that they cannot fully comprehend and to which they cannot consent as a fully equal, self-determining participant, because of their early stage of development.
The only factors that are significantly correlated with the diagnosis of findings associated with child abuse are reported pain. Sometimes, the trusting nature of the doctor-patient relationship enables the child to divulge something that would otherwise be held back: Conditions mistaken for child sexual abuse Child abuse: Medical aspects of prepubertal sexual abuse In Child abuse Medical diagnosis and management. Name of the person who delivered the evidence and the person who received it Date and time of delivery and receipt.