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Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, c/o: G/F, 6 Nassau Street, Mei Foo Sun Chuen, Hong Kong.
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Name: Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi / Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
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The body region lying between the genital area and the ANUS. It is between the VULVA and the anus in the female, and between the SCROTUM and the anus in the male.
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