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Chapter 2 - Gynaecological History and Examination in Children and Adolescents

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 January 2023

Naomi S. Crouch
Affiliation:
St Michael's Hospital, Bristol
Cara E. Williams
Affiliation:
Liverpool Women's Hospital
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Summary

This chapter discusses the history and examination of children and young people with gynaecological concerns. A child refers to a younger child who lacks the understanding or maturity to make important decisions for themselves. Older and more experienced children (generally adolescents) who can make these decisions are referred to as young people [1].

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Print publication year: 2023

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