Urinary catheterization and female genital mutilation.

CMAJ. 2012 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Urinary catheterization and female genital mutilation.

Rouzi AA.


A 30-year-old African woman was admitted in labour at 37 weeks’ gestation of her ifth pregnancy for emergency cesarean delivery. This was her irst assessment for the current pregnancy at this hospital. She had a cesarean delivery with each of her previous pregnancies. On examination, she was found to have type III female genital mutilation that had been done during childhood.

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