Clitoral and penile sizes of full term newborns in two different ethnic groups.

@article{Phillip1996ClitoralAP,
  title={Clitoral and penile sizes of full term newborns in two different ethnic groups.},
  author={Moshe Phillip and Conny de Boer and Dina Pilpel and Michael Karplus and Shaul Sofer},
  journal={Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM},
  year={1996},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={175-9}
}
Standards of penile and clitoral sizes are useful for diagnosis of genital abnormalities. In order to verify whether ethnicity has an effect on the size of external genitalia in newborns, 570 full term infants, Jews (221) and Bedouins (349), at the neonatal department of the Soroka Medical Center were examined. Clitoral length, the distance between the center of the anus to the fourchette (AF) and the distance between the center of the anus and the base of the clitoris (AC) were measured, and… CONTINUE READING

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