Circumcision is the most common surgical procedure in boys. Even if the procedure is frequent, circumcision can have tragic complications. We report the cases of six children, seen over 1 year at the emergency department for bleeding complication or mutilation after ritual home circumcision. To avoid such complications, it is recommended that circumcision should be performed by doctors trained in this procedure. Parents have to be cautioned about the risks of possible complications after this procedure.
Ritual circumcision Complication Bleeding
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We acknowledge MC Anthoine-Milhomme, MD, for her help to translate.
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