Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 12

Epidemiological, Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects of Sexual Abuse in Children and Adolescents at KAMSAR Hospital, Guinea

Condé Ibrahima1,2*, Hyjazi Marie Elisabeth1, Diallo Fatoumata Binta2,3, Kouyaté Mustapha2,3, Cherif Mahamoud Sama2, Camara Abdoulaye1 and Traoré Amadou1

1Hôpital ANAIM Kamsar, Guinea
2Université Gamal Abdel Nasser de Conakry, Guinea
3Pédiatrie Hôpital National Donka, Guinea

*Corresponding Author: Condé Ibrahima, Hôpital ANAIM Kamsar, Guinea.

Received: November 16, 2022; Published: November 23, 2022

Abstract

Introduction: The incidence of rape and sexual abuse among children is constantly increasing in the world and particularly in Guinea. The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiological, clinical, and therapeutic aspects of sexually abused children admitted to Kamsar Hospital.

Patients and Methods: It was a prospective cross-sectional, study on the sexual abuse of all minors victims admitted at the Kamsar hospital and the incident evaluation was carried out by a multidisciplinary team made up of gynecologists and pediatricians from January to December 2020.

Results: Out of a total of 29 cases of sexual abuse recorded and treated at the Kamsar hospital, 24(82.75%.) cases were minors. The victims were aged 4-10 years (41.66%) and 11-16 years (58.34%). Children were abused at the family’s house (54.17%) and mostly between 1 p.m.-5 p.m. (58.17%)often by someone known to the victim (71.84%).The sexual contact (genito-genital) was about 58.3%, the sexual contact with fingers was 12.5%, the genito-anal contact was 12.5% and 1 case of touching (4.35%).Almost all the children presented sexual trauma (99.67%) with different locations: a hymenal (79.16%), anal (16.67%) and extra genital (8.33%). Mutism was present in 99.17% of cases. Preventive antibiotic therapy was used in 100%; preventive antiretroviral (ARV) was used in 58.33%; local antiseptic was used in (54.17%), analgesic was used in 79.17%. Emergency contraception (Levonorgestel) was used in 12.5% of cases.

Conclusion: Sexual violence among children and adolescents remains a reality at the Kamsar hospital; this phenomenon includes both sexes with a female dominance.

Keywords: Sexual Abuse; Children; Hospital; Kamsar

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Citation

Citation: Condé Ibrahima., et al. “Epidemiological, Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects of Sexual Abuse in Children and Adolescents at KAMSAR Hospital, Guinea”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.12 (2022): 83-88.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Condé Ibrahima., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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