Regulations are becoming more complicated and vary by state.
A 14-year-old with altered mental status has a seizure in the ER. Find out why a gynecology consult was called for.
Eating disorders develop in vulnerable individuals from an interplay of genetics and a host of personality and sociocultural factors. Healthcare providers should be mindful of red flags for eating disorders in adolescents and young women.
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are an effective form of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) with low complication rates, yet adolescents are more likely than adult women to request early removal of the devices, according to a new study in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
PCOS is likely underdiagnosed, especially in adolescent patients. It is challenging to make a diagnosis during the 1–2 years following menarche because normal pubertal changes can mimic features of PCOS.
Diagnosis and treatment involve ruling out bleeding disorders and determining the appropriate management modalities.
To optimize treatment and prevent sequelae of STIs in adolescents, screening and diagnosis must be tailored to their unique needs.