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CIRCUMCISION
 
What is it? :
Surgical operation to remove the foreskin (or prepuce) of the penis

When is this operation required? :
Infection (balanoposthitis), balanitis xerotica obliterans, phimosis (inability to retract prepuce) with or without scarring.

How is it performed? :
This is usually performed as an elective day surgery procedure under general anaesthesia. Circumcision is performed routinely with carbon dioxide laser at our centre. Circumcision using the Plastibell technique under local anaesthesia may be chosen for selected newborn babies.

 

 

 

 
 
     
   
 
 
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