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García-Piña CA, Loredo-Abdalá A, Trejo HJ, Casas MA
Violación sexual en niños y adolescentes: una urgencia médica
Acta Pediatr Mex 2013; 34 (5)

Language: Español
References: 28
Page: 288-294
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Sexual rape is defined as vaginal, anal or oral sex with violent and forceful penetration of the penis or of any other object. Patients who have been raped are a medical emergency which requires immediate attention, if possible, within 24 to 72 hours, since there is the risk of sustaining external and internal injuries and of acquiring a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Detection and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have reported that the maximum effectiveness of HIV prophylaxis is obtained when given within the first 24 to 72 hours post exposure.

Key words: Rape, sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, violence, medical emergency.


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