Gynecological Examination in Children and Adolescents


  • Muhammad Rusda Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Endocrinology Reproductive Division, School of Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Berry Eka Parda Bancin Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Endocrinology Reproductive Division, School of Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Andrina Yunita Murni Rambe Department of Otorhinolaryngology, School of Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia



Gynecological, Examination, Pediatric, Adolescent


Pediatric gynecological examination is one of the gynecological examinations that are quite simple, but many doctors are unable to do it properly because of the infrequentness of doing this examination. Consulting a child with gynecological complaints, endocrine problems, or sexual abuse often takes a long time and is thorough. However, evidence-based data on the problem of gynecological examinations in children and adolescents are inadequate because of the high bias in many studies. The purpose of this review is to seek from the literature regarding the correct procedures for gynecological examinations in children and adolescents, the order of examinations, and how to carry out a good examination so as not to leave a traumatic experience for children.


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Rusda M, Bancin BEP, Rambe AYM. Gynecological Examination in Children and Adolescents. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2022 Mar. 25 [cited 2024 Jun. 19];10(T7):68-73. Available from:

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