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Second botched circumcision results in amputation of 9-year-old’s penis
 

Second botched circumcision results in amputation of 9-year-old’s penis

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In a second reported botched circumcision case in Malaysia in just this month, a 9-year-old boy’s penis had to be amputated after his penis was severed and failed to be reattached.
 
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3 Jan 2017 - General
 
This is very disheartening to read because the poor child is left mutilated for the rest of his life. It is very alarming that surgical errors on a simple procedure are increasingly being common. From my point of view, based on the complication that occurred, the medical professional in question was not able to properly identify anatomical structures. On a normal external genitalia, performance of the dorsal slit technique should only take 10-20 minutes, including the surgical prep and wound car...
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