genitoplasty

genitoplasty

 [jen´ĭ-to-plas″te]
plastic surgery on the genital organs.

genitoplasty

(jen-ĭ-tō-plas'tē),
Surgical alteration of external genitals, as in neonatal sex reassignment.
[genital + -plasty]

genitoplasty

(jen′ĭ-tō-plas″tē) [ genito- + -plasty]
Reparative surgery on the genital organs.

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.
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Patients with androgen biosynthetic defects, partial androgen insensitivity syndrome are usually assigned to the male gender.33 The optimum timing for feminising genitoplasty is not determined.34-35 On the other hand, it may be recommended to repair the ambiguousgenitalia in males at 6 to 18 months of age.36
In fact, nearly 90% of patients believe that feminizing genitoplasty procedures should be performed within the first year of life (Binet, Hubert Lardy, Francois-Fiquet, & Poli-Merol, 2016)--a powerful affirmation of the medical community's current practice.
Reconstructive urology self-assessment of genital anatomy, sexual sensitivity and function in women: Implications for genitoplasty. BJU International, 94(4), 589-594.
Some had not yet started feminising or masculinising hormone treatments, whereas others were on courses of hormone treatment, or had already had some facial or other surgery, and a small number were on the waiting list for genitoplasty.
In a staff, bringing together endocrinologists and pediatric surgeons, the majority opinion was to maintain the female gender of the child after parental consent and achieve a feminizing genitoplasty (vaginoplasty and clitoridoplasty) with bilateral gonadectomy.
Three former surgeons also argued in a policy paper titled "Re-Thinking Genital Surgeries on Intersex Infants" that cosmetic genitoplasty should be deferred unless children are old enough to voice their view.
Ransley, "Self-assessment of genital anatomy, sexual sensitivity and function in women: Implications for genitoplasty," BJU International, vol.
This article will, however, review the advantages of early and delayed genitoplasty and cosmetic genital alteration for infants with a subgroup of DSD, such as 46 XX newborns with CAH (virilized females), and 46,XY infants with androgen insensitivity syndrome and 5-alpha-reductase deficiency (feminized or undervirilized males).
Treatment generally performed is phalloplasty or feminizing genitoplasty. (3)
Terry, "Feminizing genitoplasty in adult transsexuals: early and long-term surgical results," The British Journal of Urology International, vol.
Corporeal sparing dismembered clitoroplasty: an alternative technique for feminizing genitoplasty. J Urol.