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Straddle injuries in children: Evaluation and management

Author
Donna Reyes Mendez, MD
Section Editor
Richard G Bachur, MD
Deputy Editor
James F Wiley, II, MD, MPH

INTRODUCTION

The evaluation and treatment of straddle injuries in children are presented here. The physical examination of the perineum in children, scrotal trauma in children and adolescents, blunt and penetrating genitourinary trauma, and lower genital tract trauma in women are discussed separately:

(See "The pediatric physical examination: The perineum" and "Gynecologic examination of the newborn and child".)

(See "Scrotal trauma in children and adolescents".)

(See "Blunt genitourinary trauma: Initial evaluation and management" and "Penetrating trauma of the upper and lower genitourinary tract: Initial evaluation and management".)

(See "Evaluation and management of lower genital tract trauma in women".)

                 

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