ITEMS IN AFP WITH KEYWORD:

Circumcision

Jan 1, 2018 Issue
Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting [Curbside Consultation]

FGM/C involves partial or total removal of the external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for nonmedical reasons. It is considered a human rights violation. It has no known health benefits, but many reported harmful consequences.


Mar 15, 1999 Issue
Adult Circumcision [Article]

Adult circumcision can be performed under local or regional anesthesia. Medical indications for this procedure include phimosis, paraphimosis, recurrent balanitis and posthitis (inflammation of the prepuce). Nonmedical reasons may be social, cultural, personal or religious. The procedure is commonly...



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