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Abstract

Paediatric and adolescent gynaecology in gynaecological surgery

Paediatric and adolescent gynaecology (PAG) is a subspecialty involving mainly gynaecologists and paediatricians in diagnosis and treatment of symptoms and diseases of genitalia and breast of female children and adolescents. Hence specific knowledge about age-dependent maturation process is most important for to distinguish between normal range of development and pathologic criteria, and small girls as adolescents are no »small adults«. Their genital anatomy, their gynaecological problems and questions are quite different to those of adult women.

The review about PAG is comprising specifically methods of both examination towards differential diagnosis and treatment of essential symptoms and diseases in all agegroups of girls and adolescents. Recommendations about contraception and the responsibility of physicians in cases of suspected sexual abuse are concerned finally.

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Keywords
Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology (PAG), surgery hours, peculiarities in childhood and adolescence, common symptoms and diseases

Marlene Heinz
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Kinder- und Jugendgynäkologie e. V., Berlin
Reviewer: Jan Dolezil, Hamburg,
und Christina Fotopoulou, Berlin

Heinz M. Kinder- und Jugendgyn. ... Gynakol Geburtsmed Gynakol Endokrinol 2015; 11(1): 58–80 publiziert 31.03.2015 www.akademos.de/gyn ©akademos Wissenschaftsverlag 2015 ISSN 1614-8533