Adult sexual abuse
Subsets of adult sexual abuse include human trafficking and intimate partner violence. Intimate partner violence is defined as threats, attempts, or completed acts of physical or sexual violence or emotional abuse by a current or former intimate partner.
Psychiatric disease is very common in the abused patient and can include substance abuse, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and posttraumatic stress disorder.
Anywhere from 10%-69% of women report physical assault by an intimate partner at some point in their life.
T74.21XA – Adult sexual abuse, confirmed, initial encounter
T76.21XA – Adult sexual abuse, suspected, initial encounter
149141000119102 – Adult victim of sexual abuse
Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls
- Human trafficking
- Forced slavery
- Secondary gain / revenge (partner lying about abuse)
- Organ harvesting
- Increased abuse, emotional distress in the setting of screening / admitting to abuse