GYNECOLOGY

Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Adolescence

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Aetiological agents Infection, disease, or related syndrome Bacteria Calymmatobacterium granulomatis Inguinal granuloma Chlamydia trachomatis Urethritis, cervicitis, epididymitis, proctitis, pharyngitis, MIP, lymphogranuloma venereum, neonatal conjunctivitis Gardnerella vaginalis Vaginitis, urethritis Haemophilus ducreyi…

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Pregnancy in Adolescence

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Even if adolescent pregnancy rates are declining in the western world, a health care provider approaching an adolescent girl seeking for medical assistance must always be aware that she could…

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Female Genital Mutilations

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Type I: Partial or total removal of the clitorisa and/or the prepuce (clitoridectomy) Type Ia: Removal of the clitoral hood or prepuce only Type Ib: Removal of the clitorisa with…

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Sexual Abuse and Genital Trauma

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Fig. 13.1 The impact of adverse childhood experiences on the lifespan Among the many possible symptoms we mention: growth disorder, cognitive disorder, sleep and food-related disorder, psychosomatic disorder, anxiety and…

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Vulvovaginitis in Childhood

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Fig. 1.1 Streptococcus pyogenes vulvovaginitis Staphylococcus aureus may cause opportunistic skin infections which may appear as impetiginous, bullous, or suppurative. In case of suspected sexually transmitted disease, evaluation for Neisseria…

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Gonadal Failure

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Hypergonadotropic hypogonadism (ovarian insufficiency) Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (hypothalamic-pituitary defects) Congenital Congenital – Turner syndrome – Kallmann syndrome – Primary ovarian insufficiency – Isolated hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (IHH) – Abnormalities in gonadotropin production or action – Combined pituitary hormone…

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Dysmenorrhea

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• Family history • Frequent life changes • Young age • Few social supports • Precocious menarche • Stressful close relationships • Heavy and prolonged menstrual flows • Low socioeconomic…

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Eating Disorders in Adolescence

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Anorexia nervosa (AN) Persistent restriction of energy intake leading to significantly low body weight. Intense fear of gaining weight or of becoming fat or persistent behaviour that interferes with weight…

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