Recognizing an exploited child

‘Michelle” has been our patient since she was 4. She came in yearly for routine checkups and other minor illnesses. Beginning at age 11, she started to miss appointments, and by 12, she became “lost to follow-up.” She made sporadic appearances in our emergency department for respiratory infections, sexually transmitted diseases, and menstrual irregularities.

Source: www.philly.com

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