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Child sexual abuse--the interface with genitourinary medicine.
  1. D J Rogers,
  2. R E Roberts
  1. Sexual Assault Referral Centre, St Mary's Hospital, Manchester, UK.


    Whenever a child is seen in a genitourinary clinic the possibility that the child is the victim of child sexual abuse must be considered. This article considers the definition and postulated prevalence of child sexual abuse in England and Wales. A proposed management plan is then detailed with a review of the significance of the medical findings. Finally consideration is given to the ethical dilemmas which such cases pose.

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