Circumcision the removal of the foreskin of the penis is commonly done on newborn infants as a routine medical or religious practice. Circumcision is also performed on adults and differs dramatically from infant circumcision in terms of surgical accuracy and skill required to achieve optimal patient results. Surgeons who specialize in cosmetic circumcision usually use a scalpel rather than scissors or a clamp, and use absorbable sutures of the highest quality suitable for facial plastic surgery. As a routine medical or religious practice, most individuals who perform the procedure do not take extra precaution as to the results of the procedure.
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Male circumcision is a controversial subject in surgical practice. There are, however, clear surgical indications of this procedure. The American Academy of Pediatrics AAP recommends newborn male circumcision for its preventive and public health benefits that has been shown to outweigh the risks of newborn male circumcision. Many surgical techniques have been reported. The present review discusses some of these techniques with their merits and drawbacks.
Circumcision is the surgical removal of a hood of skin called the foreskin which covers the tip of the penis. It is a procedure usually performed on a newborn before he gets discharged from the hospital. It can also be done in older boys and adults. Circumcision is generally done as a cultural