Genital Trauma


Any injury to the genital area, including the hymen, labia, vagina or vulvar area can result in genital trauma. Common childhood genital trauma can include: accidental trauma to the vulva, burns, foreign objects in the vagina, and sexual abuse.

Depending on the injury, medical or surgical treatment may be needed. North Shore-LIJ pediatric and adolescent gynecologists specialize in compassionate, comprehensive treatment of genital trauma in girls.
North Shore-LIJ pediatric gynecologists are experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of genital trauma.

For more information on genital trauma services or to schedule a consultation, please contact the Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York at 516-390-9258.  For an emergency call 911 or go to the Cohen Children's Medical Center Emergency Room.