- a sex-change operation on newborn girls - is a mushrooming, and deeply disturbing, business in India.
The papers and Round Up summaries in this journal issue and their sources use the following terms for a mind-boggling list of procedures: labia reduction, labiaplasty (also called nynfoplastia in Brazil), genitoplasty
, pulling the labia to make them longer, filling or replenishing of the labia majora, female genital reshaping, intimate surgery (translated from the Brazilian cirurgia intima), vaginal narrowing or tightening (e.
And then there are the big women's competitions, by which I mean the competitions for big women, such as the three-day moustache-growing event and the cosmetic Adam's apple removal, which make limited appeal to anybody who's not either considering a career in reconstructive genitoplasty
or a card-carrying pervert.
PHILADELPHIA -- Women who underwent feminizing genitoplasty
had clitoral sensory impairment in a pilot review of six patients.
Schober, "Long-Term Outcome of Feminizing Genitoplasty
for Intersex," Pediatric Surgery and Urology: Long Term Outcomes, ed.
We investigated the legality of surgical alteration of the genitals in 2004, and found then that plastic surgeons in private practice were experiencing an increased demand for cosmetic genitoplasty
Terminology used for excision of the labia genitoplasty
labiaplasty labia reduction female genital reshaping body re-shaping