What are the signs and symptoms of the injury?
Most injuries occur to the neck, head, chest, breast, lower back, and belly.
Victims who are pregnant are often beaten in the breast and abdomen. Even
though they may be severely hurt, victims often do not seek medical help right
A person may have been physically abused if he or she has:
broken or missing teeth
bruises, scrapes, and cuts anywhere on the body
injuries on different parts of the body, in different stages of healing
rope burns or burns from something hot, such as a cigarette
a sprained finger, arm, or leg