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Sexually Abused Children and Sexually Transmitted Diseases


Sexual ¬†abuse ¬†of ¬†children ¬†is ¬†a ¬†complex ¬†problem that has had, until recently, received only limited recognition and discussion in the pediatric literature. The reasons for this are twofold. First, the magnitude of the problem is unrecognized. Sexual child abuse is grossly underreported, with a true incidence perhaps 10-fold higher than the reported incidence.… Read more