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Management of painful clitoral neuroma after female genital mutilation/cutting

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Published in Reproductive Health Matters. 2017, vol. 14, no. 1, p. 22
Abstract Traumatic neuromas are the result of regenerative disorganized proliferation of the proximal portion of lesioned nerves. They can exist in any anatomical site and are responsible for neuropathic pain. Post-traumatic neuromas of the clitoris have been described as an uncommon consequence of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). FGM/C involves partial or total removal of the female genital organs for non-therapeutic reasons. It can involve cutting of the clitoris and can cause psychological, sexual, and physical complications. We aimed to evaluate the symptoms and management of women presenting with a clitoral neuroma after female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C).
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ABDULCADIR, Jasmine, TILLE, Jean-Christophe, PETIGNAT, Patrick. Management of painful clitoral neuroma after female genital mutilation/cutting. In: Reproductive Health Matters, 2017, vol. 14, n° 1, p. 22. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:94227

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