155. Child Maltreatment: Sexual Abuse

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP2,3,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD4,5 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD6,7
  1. Sarah M. Frioux7 and
  2. Cindy Christian MD1

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch155

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Frioux, S. M. and Christian, C. (2011) Child Maltreatment: Sexual Abuse, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch155

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 3

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 4

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 5

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 6

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 7

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Dermatology University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Camden, NJ, USA

  2. 7

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • child maltreatment - and sexual abuse;
  • child abuse, actions or inactions of caregiver - emotional injury to child;
  • abusive injuries, intentional - injuring children, striking a child or coercion;
  • child sexual abuse - children and adolescents in sexual activities;
  • skin manifestations - of child sexual abuse injuries;
  • human papillomavirus (HPV) infection - and genital warts;
  • primary syphilis lesions, painless indurated ulcers - primary inoculation site;
  • multidisciplinary child abuse investigation;
  • child maltreatment, public health problem - impairing children's well-being;
  • absolute duty of confidentiality - children at risk, injury or death

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Child abuse and neglect

  • Child sexual abuse

  • Management of suspected or actual child abuse

  • Conclusions

  • References