clitoroplasty

clitoroplasty

 [kli´to-ro-plas″te]
plastic surgery of the clitoris.

clit·or·o·plas·ty

(klit'ō-rō-plas'tē),
Any plastic surgery procedure on the clitoris.
[clitoris + G. plastos, formed]
(1) A technique for reducing the size of the clitoris in female patients with clitoromegaly
(2) A procedure in which an intersexual person’s over-large phallus is pared to that of a typical clitoris, coupled with excision of part of the corpus cavernosus and shaping of the foreskin and scrotum to create labia majora and minora

clitoroplasty

Gynecology An operation in which an overlarge phallus of an intersexual is pared to that of a typical clitoris, with excision of part of the corpus cavernosus and shaping of the foreskin and scrotum to create labia majora and minora. See Female circumcision, Intersex, John/Joan.
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Since the morphology of the external genital organs is significantly important for establishing sexual identity in infancy and the disease markedly impairs acquisition of healthy sociability of patients, latent needs for clitoroplasty maybe high [9].
Tsuboi et al., "Microscope-assisted reduction clitoroplasty used to treat two patients with clitoromegaly," Journal of Nippon Medical School, vol.
Sexual function and the quality of sexual life in women with CAH following genital surgery with clitoroplasty and vaginoplasty has been reported in several small group studies and many report dissatisfaction with clitoral surgery (29,30,31).
The closing of the vaginal opening required defibulation together with clitoroplasty according to the wishes of the patient.
Bowers provides in her practice is functional clitoroplasty for females who have undergone genital mutation, a procedure that has impacted an estimated 140 million women worldwide, especially those in Indonesia.
INTRODUCTION: Clitoroplasty is the most widely practised corrective surgery for clitoromegaly, but it is feared as nerve destruction during surgical removal of excess erectile tissue may occur.
In order to preserve sensation and achieve better aesthetic appearance, more refined techniques of recession and reduction clitoroplasty have been described [5].
KEY WORDS: Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Clitoromegaly, Virilization, Clitoroplasty, Ambiguous genitalia.
The standard therapy for CAH is steroids replacement (tab: hydrocortisone, prednisone or dexamethasone), fludrocortisone (given in salt losing type), and clitoroplasty and vaginoplasty in virilized females, if indicated6..
Labiaplasty and clitoroplasty. Labiaplasty and clitoroplasty are often performed in the same surgical event as the vaginoplasty, but some surgeons perform them during a second procedure following the healing of the vaginoplasty.
The high percentage of clitoral necrosis reported by Brown himself provoked other authors to seek new or modified techniques in clitoroplasty [47,48].
Sarkissian, "Clitoroplasty in intersex: a new technique," The British Journal of Urology, vol.