[Sexual mutilations through ages]

Rev Med Brux. 2012 Nov-Dec;33(6):556-61.

[Sexual mutilations through ages]. [Article in French]

Androutsos G, Karamanou M, Tsigris C, Liakakos T, Stamboulis E, Lykouras E.

Service d’Histoire de la Médecine, Hôpital Laiko.


Among the ethnic mutilations (volunteer mutilations performed for religious, aesthetic, moral or hygienic purposes), genital mutilation (circumcision, castration, total emasculation, infibulation, excision, etc.) have always fascinated the human mind and are the subject of our historical overview.

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