Anogenital Warts in Children: Clinical and Virologic Evaluation for Sexual Abuse

Bernard A. Cohen, Paul Honig, Elliot Androphy

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Abstract

Seventy-three children with anogenital warts were examined for sexual abuse during a 2-year period. Our data suggest that nonsexual transmission is common, particularly in children under 3 years of age. Approximately 25% of these children were younger than age 1 year, and another 50% were between the ages of 1 and 3 years. No evidence of sexual abuse was detected in 66 children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1575-1580
Number of pages6
JournalArchives of Dermatology
Volume126
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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