We report 2 cases where accidents from inline skating resulted in significant genital injury to female children. When genital trauma occurs in children, it frequently raises the concern that sexual abuse might have caused the injury. Historical information provided by the child and others must be compared with the injuries to understand whether an injury may be the result of abuse. We characterize the nature of the genital injuries of our cases as being caused by an accidental “rapid-splits” type mechanism while children were using inline skates. We conclude that the reported accidental mechanism caused the identified injuries. Distinguishing accidental from abusive causes of genital trauma is critical. We report these cases, as there are no reports in the literature regarding this accidental mechanism of injury.

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