feminizing genitoplasty

feminizing genitoplasty

Surgical reduction in the size of the clitoris, along with construction of a vagina and labia, used to treat female children born with ambiguous genitalia, e.g., those with congenital adrenal hyperplasia or intersex.
See also: genitoplasty
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PHILADELPHIA -- Women who underwent feminizing genitoplasty had clitoral sensory impairment in a pilot review of six patients.
Feminizing genitoplasty for clitoral reduction is often performed on girls with congenital adrenal hyperplasia.