Clitoroplasty: past, present and future
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- Lean, W.L., Hutson, J.M., Deshpande, A.V. et al. Pediatr Surg Int (2007) 23: 289. doi:10.1007/s00383-007-1893-y
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This paper reviews the history of clitoral surgery throughout the twentieth century. The changing operations, from amputation through to attempts to produce a normal clitoris mirror the changing attitudes and available knowledge. It also examines the current issues that arise out of available data on long-term outcomes of clitoroplasty.