- The majority of children presenting for a sexual abuse evaluation have normal findings on physical examination.
- Sexually transmitted infections are uncommon in sexually abused, pre-pubertal children.
- Time elapsed since the most recent sexual assault, and the pubertal status of the child, determine the appropriate management strategy in the acute setting.
- Girls have a higher risk than boys of victimisation such as sexual abuse.
- Sexual assault is common and can affect adults of any age. Young women are most at risk, but males are also sexually violated.
Other related conditions
- Overview of sexually transmitted diseases
- HIV infection
- Genital tract chlamydia infection
- Gonorrhoea infection
- Syphilis infection
- Herpes simplex infection
- Genital warts
- Child abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Hepatitis B
- Molluscum contagiosum
- Urinary tract infections in children
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