Assessment of Intersex








Intersex Surgery: Clitorectomy

This kind of intersex surgery involves the amputation or removal of most of the clitoris, including glans, erectile tissue, and neves. This procedure was common in the 1970’s, but have been no longer in use since that this procedure will result in the loss of clitoral sensation.

Potential Problems

The main effect of this intersex surgery is the reduction or loss in the ability to experience orgasm during sexual intercourse. It’s appearance will not be very normal. Also regrowth of unwanted erectile tissue is sometimes a problem too.

For other feminizing intersex surgery:

Clitoroplasty : Clitoral recession
Clitoral reduction : Vaginoplasty : Gonadectomy
Cloacal exstrophy and bladder exstrophy repairs



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