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Dorsal slit circumceesion
Male circumceesion prevalence by country, according to sources from Circumcision Reference and Commentary Service:[1]
Penis o an adult male afore (left) an efter (richt) circumceesion.

Male circumceesion (frae Laitin circumcidere, meanin "tae cut aroond")[2] is the surgical removal of the foreskin (prepuce) from the human penis.[3][4][5] In a teepical procedur, the foreskin is appent an then separatit frae the glans efter inspection. The circumceesion device (gin uised) is placed, an then the foreskin is remuived. Topical or locally inject anesthesia is occasionally uised tae reduce pyne an pheesiologic stress.[6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Male circumcision: Global trends and determinants of prevalence, safety and acceptability" (HTML). Circumcision Reference and Commentary Service. 2015.
  2. "Male circumcision: Global trends and determinants of prevalence, safety and acceptability" (PDF). World Health Organization. 2007.
  3. Lissauer T, Clayden G (October 2011). Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics, Fourth edition. Elsevier. pp. 352–353. ISBN 978-0-7234-3565-5.
  4. Rudolph C, Rudolph A, Lister G, First L, Gershon A (18 Mairch 2011). Rudolph's Pediatrics, 22nd Edition. McGraw-Hill Companies, Incorporated. p. 188. ISBN 978-0-07-149723-7.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link)
  5. Sawyer S (November 2011). Pediatric Physical Examination & Health Assessment. Jones & Bartlett Publishers. pp. 555–556. ISBN 978-1-4496-7600-1.
  6. American Academy of Pediatrics Task Force on Circumcision (2012). "Technical Report". Pediatrics. 130 (3): e756–e785. doi:10.1542/peds.2012-1990. ISSN 0031-4005. PMID 22926175.