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Am J Dis Child. 1979 Sep;133(9):906-9.

The cutaneous manifestations of child abuse and neglect.


The most easily recognizable physical manifestations of child abuse and neglect are seen in the skin. The findings may be the result of intentional trauma, neglect to provide adequate child care, alterations in family dynamics, or the emotional problems secondary to the maltreatment.

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