Category - anal
anal assault constitutes a significant proportion of all injuries resulting from childhood sexual abuse. In a recent review of 310 childhood victims of sexual abuse, abnormalities of the anus were identified in 104 children (34). Anal findings indicative of trauma are rare in children who are not examined shortly after an assault. Adams et al 20 found anal lacerations (clear evidence) in 2 of 213 (1) of legally confirmed cases of childhood sexual abuse ninety-four percent had normal or nonspecific examinations. Millions of children are sexually abused each year in the united states 3. In fact, 10 percent of adult men and 25 percent of adult females recall being sexually abused during their childhood, according to the american academy of pediatrics 5. Most sexual abuse victims are between the ages of 8 and 12, but younger children, including toddlers, are also victimized. anal dilation with stool present venous congestion, or venous pooling, in perianal tissues class 1 normal or unrelated to abuse circle of brown pigment around shaft of penis from healed circumcision raised, dark line along penisscrotum (median raphe) class 1 not related to abuse. An anal fissure is a tear in the lining of the lower rectum (anus). There may be bright red blood on the toilet paper after your child wipes. A fissure may form if your child is constipated and tries to pass a large, hard stool. It may also form if your child doesnt relax the anal muscles during a bowel movement.