[Clitoridal reconstruction after female circumcision].

Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2011 Feb;56(1):74-9. Epub 2010 Jun 19.

[Clitoridal reconstruction after female circumcision].

[Article in French]

Quilichini J, Burin Des Roziers B, Daoud G, Cartier S.

Service de chirurgie plastique et chirurgie maxillo-faciale, centre hospitalier de Gonesse, 25, rue Pierre-de-Theilley, BP 30071, 95503 Gonesse cedex, France.


Ritual sexual mutilations affect 140million of women around the world with over three millions new cases per year. France is not spared with 55,000 mutilated women living on our territory. There is a simple, reliable and reproductible reconstructive surgical technique described by the French urologist Pierre Foldès. This technique is still unknown by patients and plastic surgeons. Through a clinical case, the authors discuss the principles, results and key points of this procedure.

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