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Childhood circumcision

Abstract:

Circumcision is one the most frequently performed operations in males worldwide and is an integral part of several religions, including Judaism and lslam. Circumcision rates in the UK have reduced over the last few decades from 24% of males in the 1950s to an estimated 6% today. This reduction is largely as a result of better understanding of the physiology of the normal foreskin as well as rationalization of health care provision. The normal foreskin is non-retractable at birth and gradually...

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10.1016/j.mpsur.2008.05.007

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Journal:
Surgery
Volume:
26
Issue:
7
Pages:
314-316
Publication date:
2008-07-05
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ISSN:
0263-9319
URN:
uuid:9cdd0418-dc17-447a-bb35-37e0d42c447d
Source identifiers:
244903
Local pid:
pubs:244903
Language:
English
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