Surgical techniques: defibulation of Type III female genital cutting.

@article{Johnson2007SurgicalTD,
  title={Surgical techniques: defibulation of Type III female genital cutting.},
  author={Crista E Johnson and Nawal M. Nour},
  journal={The journal of sexual medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={4 6},
  pages={
          1544-7
        }
}
Female genital cutting (FGC) is a tradition practiced in parts of Africa Middle East and Asia. Type III FGC also known as infibulation involves removing part or all of the external genitalia generally the prepuce clitoris labia minora and majora. The remnant raw surfaces are sutured together (infibulated) using catgut sutures thorns or other adhesive concoctions to cover the urethra and most of the vagina. A stick is introduced in the posterior incision to guarantee a small opening (neo… CONTINUE READING

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