Neonatal Circumcision: A Review of the World’s Oldest and Most Controversial Operation

@article{Alanis2004NeonatalCA,
  title={Neonatal Circumcision: A Review of the World’s Oldest and Most Controversial Operation},
  author={M. Alanis and R. Lucidi},
  journal={Obstetrical \& Gynecological Survey},
  year={2004},
  volume={59},
  pages={379-395}
}
Untimely old, circumcision has elicited more controversy and war of words than any surgical procedure in history. Although previous claims of benefits like curing masturbation, gout, epilepsy, and even insanity were no doubt absurd, important research has shed light on real medical benefits of circumcision. In particular, the procedure has consistently shown to result in the decreased risk of debilitating and costly diseases such as HIV, cervical cancer, and infantile urinary tract infection… Expand
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