Consider pediatric gynecology or pediatric surgery for better functional and cosmetic closure
IV. Management: Sharp injury (uncommon)
Higher risk for deeper penetrating injury
Consult pediatric gynecology or surgery if signs penetrating injury (esp. blood from introitus)
Urgent vaginal endoscopy may be indicated
Claudius and Willner in Herbert (2019) EM:Rap 19(1): 2-4
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