Traumatic vulvar hematomas. Assessing and treating nonobstetric patients

G D Gianini, M W Method, J E Christman
Postgraduate Medicine 1991, 89 (4): 115-8
Management of the vast majority of vulvar hematomas is conservative. Most resolve spontaneously when simple measures are taken. Serial examinations are necessary to distinguish uncomplicated hematomas from those requiring surgery. The clinician must also be vigilant for the possibility of sexual abuse and respond with appropriate workup and referral if this situation is suspected.

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