Clitoral keloids after female genital mutilation/cutting.

Turk J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Sep;13(3):154-157. doi: 10.4274/tjod.32067. Epub 2016 Sep 15. Clitoral keloids after female genital mutilation/cutting. Birge Ö, Akbaş M, Özbey EG, Adıyeke M. ABSTRACT We aimed to describe the presentation of long-term complications of female genital mutilation/cutting and the surgical management of clitoral keloids secondary to female genital mutilation/cutting. Twenty-seven women whoContinue reading “Clitoral keloids after female genital mutilation/cutting.”

Management of painful clitoral neuroma after female genital mutilation/cutting. 

Reprod Health. 2017 Feb 8;14(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s12978-017-0288-3. Management of painful clitoral neuroma after female genital mutilation/cutting. Abdulcadir J, Tille JC, Petignat P. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Traumatic neuromas are the result of regenerative disorganized proliferation of the proximal portion of lesioned nerves. They can exist in any anatomical site and are responsible for neuropathic pain. Post-traumatic neuromas of the clitorisContinue reading “Management of painful clitoral neuroma after female genital mutilation/cutting. “

Reasons for and Experiences With Surgical Interventions for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C): A Systematic Review

J Sex Med. 2017 Aug;14(8):977-990. doi: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.05.016. Epub 2017 Jun 27. Reasons for and Experiences With Surgical Interventions for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C): A Systematic Review Berg RC, Taraldsen S, Said MA, Sørbye IK, Vangen S ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Because female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) leads to changes in normal genital anatomy and functionality, women are increasingly seeking surgical interventionsContinue reading “Reasons for and Experiences With Surgical Interventions for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C): A Systematic Review”

Technique opératoire: la transposition clitoridienne [Article in French]

J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris). 2015 Mar 24. pii: S0368-2315(15)00074-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jgyn.2015.02.013 Technique opératoire: la transposition clitoridienne [Article in French] Chevrot A, Lousquy R, Arfi A, Haddad B, Paniel BJ, Touboul C ABSTRACT Female sexual mutilations result in an important physical and mental suffering. A large number of women have been affected and requireContinue reading “Technique opératoire: la transposition clitoridienne [Article in French]”

A systematic review of the evidence on clitoral reconstruction after female genital mutilation/cutting

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015 Jan 15. pii: S0020-7292(15)00002-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.11.008. [Epub ahead of print] A systematic review of the evidence on clitoral reconstruction after female genital mutilation/cutting Abdulcadir J, Rodriguez MI, Say L ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Clitoral reconstruction is a new surgical technique for women who have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). OBJECTIVES: To reviewContinue reading “A systematic review of the evidence on clitoral reconstruction after female genital mutilation/cutting”

Female genital cutting

J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2014 Aug;36(8):671-2. Female genital cutting Kotaska A, Avery L Comment in J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2014 Aug;36(8):672. EXTRACT Female genital cutting (FGC) is unethical. It causes physical, psychological, and emotional harm, and is rarely performed with consent. SOGC Clinical Practice Guideline no. 299 on FGC outlines this argument well.1 However, re-infibulationContinue reading “Female genital cutting”

First UK prosecution for female genital mutilation raises concerns among doctors.

BMJ. 2014 Mar 27;348:g2424. doi: 10.1136/bmj.g2424. First UK prosecution for female genital mutilation raises concerns among doctors. Dyer C. EXTRACT Obstetricians have said that the first prosecution for female genital mutilation (FGM) in the United Kingdom could lead doctors to fear criminal charges if they carry out repairs to stop post-birth bleeding in women whoContinue reading “First UK prosecution for female genital mutilation raises concerns among doctors.”

Increasing certified nurse-midwives’ confidence in managing the obstetric care of women with female genital mutilation/cutting.

J Midwifery Womens Health. 2013 Jul;58(4):451-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2012.00262.x. Increasing certified nurse-midwives’ confidence in managing the obstetric care of women with female genital mutilation/cutting. Jacoby SD, Smith A. INTRODUCTION: In response to an increase in the number of women who immigrate to the United States from countries that practice female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C; infibulation), US cliniciansContinue reading “Increasing certified nurse-midwives’ confidence in managing the obstetric care of women with female genital mutilation/cutting.”

Surgical techniques: defibulation of Type III female genital cutting

J Sex Med. 2007 Nov;4(6):1544-7. Surgical techniques: defibulation of Type III female genital cutting. Johnson C, Nour NM. Obstetrics & Gynecology, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, Division General Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA There is no abstract available for this article. This article can be accessed in this LINK.

Female circumcision: double standards.

Pract Midwife. 2012 Dec;15(11):27-8. Female circumcision: double standards. Adikibi A. Salford University. ABSTRACT Female circumcision is an emotive subject condemned by all and thought to be practised by less developed countries than the United Kingdom (UK) and United States of America (USA). However, this is now a growing business among western cosmetic surgeons as theseContinue reading “Female circumcision: double standards.”