Circumcision Injuries

Glans Amputation Circumcision

Newborn circumcision is the most common surgical procedure performed in the United States. Over 61 of newborn boys underwent circumcision in 2000 and the incidence continues to increase (Nelson et al. 2005). Although some lay people and professionals alike still question the need for circumcision, it has become apparent that it does afford a number of recognized medical benefits. Firstly, the risk of UTI in male infants is reduced in those who undergo circumcision, from 1 to 0.1 (Singh-Grewal...