clitoridectomy

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Synonyms for clitoridectomy

excision of the clitoris

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Clitorectomy which compromises sexual orgasm should not be done and nerve sparing ventral clitoroplasty is the recommended treatment for clitoromegaly.
Yet how is Hirsi Ali--a childhood victim of clitorectomy, Koranic-inspired domestic abuse, and all of the other depredations that afflict women in the Muslim world--not an active participant in these debates?
Clitorectomy involves excision of the skin surrounding the clitoris with or without excision of part or all of the clitoris.
However, if new prospective citizens want to continue the practice of radical or even moderate (as distinct from symbolic) excision and clitorectomy, then such values conflict with western norms with respect to both the protection of children and the protection of women.
These are high rates for both, and the incidence of vaginismus was similar in patients who had been surgically treated by clitorectomy, which was used early in the series, as well as in patients who had been treated by clitoral recession, the method that's been used for the past 25 years, said Dr.