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Volume 36, Issue 4
Publication date: October 1, 2015
October 1, 2018
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology: Common Problems
Meredith B. Loveless, MD (Moderator)
Clinical Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Louisville School of Medicine; Kosair Children’s Hospital Gynecology Specialists; Louisville, Kentucky
Richard R. Brookman, MD
Professor of Pediatrics; Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia
Julie L. Strickland, MD, MPH
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine; Chief of Gynecologic Surgery, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri
After completing this activity, the physician should be better able to:
Develop a differential diagnosis and initial management plan for vulvovaginitis presenting in the prepubertal child in the outpatient setting.
Perform an initial evaluation on, develop a differential diagnosis for, and know when to refer the prepubertal child with vaginal bleeding.
Describe a normal menstrual pattern at menarche and identify when periods would be considered abnormal.
Recognize and treat primary dysmenorrhea and determine when further evaluation for secondary etiologies is indicated.
List characteristics of normal, functional ovarian cysts compared to those of pathological cysts.
List contraceptive options that are safe for sexually active adolescents.