Nonobstetrics vulvovaginal injuries: Mechanism and outcome

  • Habek D
  • Kulaš T
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Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is the evaluation of mechanisms and outcome of nonobstetrics vulvovaginal injuries (VVI). STUDY DESIGN: Medical documentation on 17 VVI recorded during the 1998-2005 period was analysed. The analysis included age, mode of injury infliction (accidental, intracoital, rape), treatment, and VVI outcome. Pregnant women and obstetrics peripartal and postpartal VVI were excluded from this study, and there was no sexual assault VVI in children and young girls in this period. RESULTS: There were five young girls, all of them raped by the straddle mechanism, five adolescents (aged

Author-supplied keywords

  • Accidents
  • Outcome
  • Rape victims
  • Vulvovaginal injuries

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Authors

  • Dubravko Habek

  • Tomislav Kulaš

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