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Child Abuse—or Medical Mimic?
How good are your hunches when it comes to cases of possible child abuse? Can you determine which cases need to be reported to Child Protective Services and which require a medical diagnosis? See how well you do with the 5 cases presented here.
Löfgren Syndrome: Do You Know the Signs & Symptoms?
Test yourself on symptoms of Löfgren syndrome, comorbdities of Down syndrome; complications of diabetes, and more in this week’s quiz.
Medical News You May Have Missed — Week of January 28th
Botox approved for urinary incontinence or frequency; screening for partner violence; Norovirus update; immunization schedule update; new name for PCOS?
Severe Facial Scar on a Young Girl: Was This Child Abused?
A normal genital examination does not preclude sexual abuse.
USPSTF Recommends Screening for Intimate Partner Violence
New USPSTF guidelines call for screening of all women of child-bearing age for intimate partner violence.
Child Abuse Injuries Incidence Up or Down?
The incidence of substantiated cases of serious child abuse showed a 55% decrease from 1992 to 2009, according to national data.
Hair Tourniquet: Is There a Connection to Child Abuse?
Swelling and redness have progressed over the past 16 hours in this 5-month-old boy. Would you consider child abuse in your differential diagnosis? We invite your comments. Click here for details.
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