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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.

Test yourself on symptoms of Löfgren syndrome, comorbdities of Down syndrome; complications of diabetes, and more in this week’s quiz.

Botox approved for urinary incontinence or frequency; screening for partner violence; Norovirus update; immunization schedule update; new name for PCOS?

A normal genital examination does not preclude sexual abuse.

New USPSTF guidelines call for screening of all women of child-bearing age for intimate partner violence.

The incidence of substantiated cases of serious child abuse showed a 55% decrease from 1992 to 2009, according to national data.

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?
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