Defibulation to Treat Female Genital Cutting: Effect on Symptoms and Sexual Function

@article{Nour2006DefibulationTT,
  title={Defibulation to Treat Female Genital Cutting: Effect on Symptoms and Sexual Function},
  author={N. Nour and K. Michels and A. E. Bryant},
  journal={Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={108},
  pages={55-60}
}
  • N. Nour, K. Michels, A. E. Bryant
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • OBJECTIVE: Women who have undergone type III female genital cutting may suffer long-term complications. Defibulation (reconstructive surgery of the infibulated scar) can alleviate some of these complications. We studied the physical and sexual outcomes after defibulation and evaluated both patient and husband satisfaction. METHODS: The medical records of 40 consecutive women with a history of type III female genital cutting who underwent defibulation between 1995 and 2003 were reviewed. Data… CONTINUE READING
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