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Abuse and self-inflicted disease

Edited by Sue Lewis-Jones

in Paediatric Dermatology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199208388
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726125 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199208388.003.24

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Abuse and self-inflicted disease

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Introduction - Cutaneous signs of child abuse - Bruising and purpura - Blisters - Linear marks - Scars - Hair loss - Nail loss - Sexual abuse - Self-inflicted artefactual diseases - Dermatitis artefacta - Psychiatric disorders and skin lesions

Chapter.  2999 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics ; Dermatology

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