Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Abuse Child Sexual Abuse

About one-fourth of all girls and one-sixth of all boys are sexually abused before adulthood. A careful history and physical exam by a doctor can often reveal clues to this diagnosis. An evaluation should include tests for sexually transmitted disease.

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Last Updated: Apr 9, 2007 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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