[Sexual female mutilation]. [Article in French]

Arch Pediatr. 2005 Mar;12(3):347-50.

[Sexual female mutilation]. [Article in French]

Rey-Salmon C, Vazquez P, Do Quang LD.

Unité médicojudiciaire, hôpital d’enfants Armand-Trousseau (AP-HP), 26, avenue du Docteur-Arnold-Netter, 75012 Paris, France. caroline.rey@trs.ap-hop-paris.fr


Each year, two million young girls are at risk of female sexual mutilation. Pediatricians are likely to be confronted with this problem. They must know to identify it as well as the complications to ensure a concerned assumption of the families, in the respect of the law.

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