On MeSH: Have Female Genitalia Fallen into Oblivion?

J Sex Med. 2013 Oct;10(10):2605-6. doi: 10.1111/jsm.12264. On MeSH: Have Female Genitalia Fallen into Oblivion? Martinez Pérez G, Shah S Department of Physiatry and Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain. EXTRACT …We could write to the MeSH section staff and propose a defi- nition. However, if we scrutinize each one ofContinue reading “On MeSH: Have Female Genitalia Fallen into Oblivion?”

Ethical concerns in female genital cutting.

Afr J Reprod Health. 2008 Apr;12(1):7-16. Ethical concerns in female genital cutting. [Article in English, French] Cook RJ. EXTRACT Un souci éthique initial consiste à savoir comment appeler au juste ce que l’organisation mondiale  de la santé (OMS) a décrit comme: Toutes les procédures qui impliquent l’enlèvement partiel ou complet des organes génitaux externes deContinue reading “Ethical concerns in female genital cutting.”

When cultures collide: female genital cutting and U.S. obstetric practice.

Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Apr;113(4):931-4. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181998ed3. When cultures collide: female genital cutting and U.S. obstetric practice. Rosenberg LB, Gibson K, Shulman JF. Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Science, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA. ABSTRACT CASE: A 28-year-old primigravida at 41 weeks of gestation, previouslyContinue reading “When cultures collide: female genital cutting and U.S. obstetric practice.”

Labial Elongation in the Shona

The Central Africa Journal of Medicine. July 1969 15 (7):165-166 Labial Elongation in the Shona Williams J EXTRACT It is a common medical observation that most Shona women have elongated labia minora. Upon external vaginal examination these usually pre~ent as two contiguous bundles of gathered, shrIvelled, loose skin tissue. By including a labial measurement withContinue reading “Labial Elongation in the Shona”

[Female cosmetic genital surgery: Point-counterpoint]

Gynecol Obstet FertiL. July-Aug 2012 40(7–8); 445–448 Que penser de la génitoplastie cosmétique féminine aujourd’hui ? [Female cosmetic genital surgery: Point-counterpoint] [Article in French] Colson M.H. Abstract Cosmetic genitoplasty interventions, and especially reduction nymphoplasties, now seem to attract more and more patients, mainly among the younger who are more influenced by widely publicized pornographic than by anatomicContinue reading “[Female cosmetic genital surgery: Point-counterpoint]”