Female genital mutilation

@article{Kelly2005FemaleGM,
  title={Female genital mutilation},
  author={Elizabeth Kelly and Paula J. Adams Hillard},
  journal={Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={490–494}
}
  • E. Kelly, P. Hillard
  • Published 1 October 2005
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Purpose of review The purpose of this review is to aid the healthcare practitioner in caring for children, girls, and women who have undergone female genital mutilation or who are at risk for female genital mutilation. Recent findings The bulk of the literature published in the area of female genital mutilation over the past year addresses the laws, social needs, immigration status and assimilation of African women who immigrate into western countries. Clinicians continue to publish case… 
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The need for further interventions aimed at discouraging the practice of female genital mutilation is highlighted, as up to 67% of the women reported complications following the procedure.
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An unusual complication is reported: a cystic structure containing stones isolated from the area of the clitoris, which the patient has suffered from these foreign bodies for almost 25 years.
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