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January 15, 1982

The Gynecology of Childhood and Adolescence

JAMA. 1982;247(3):357. doi:10.1001/jama.1982.03320280067036

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Abstract

For the many persons involved with the delivery of care to a pediatric population, the subject of the gynecology of childhood and adolescence has become an accepted topic and a common problem in daily practice. In the 13 years since the publication of the first edition of Dr Huffman's textbook, The Gynecology of Childhood and Adolescence, there has been a remarkable growth in the field of pediatric gynecology. The second edition of Huffman's text reflects this explosion of information, making it even more comprehensive than its predecessor. Also, the second edition adds the expertise of two well-known authorities, C. John Dewhurst and Vincent J. Capraro, to the original edition, was based on the research and extensive experience of Huffman.

This textbook covers the gamut of pediatric gynecology from the everyday problem of vulvovaginitis to the exotica of vaginal sarcoma botryoides and carcinoma of the uterine corpus in a child (six

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