What is already known on this subject:
Female genital appearance: ‘normality’ unfolds
Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2004
BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Volume 112, Issue 5, pages 643–646, May 2005
How to Cite
Lloyd, J., Crouch, N. S., Minto, C. L., Liao, L.-M. and Creighton, S. M. (2005), Female genital appearance: ‘normality’ unfolds. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 112: 643–646. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2004.00517.x
Very few studies are available in the literature on the range of measurements of female genitalia. Recent studies have found that the clitoris is more extensive than previously thought. Genital surgery is known to cause problems with sexual function.
What this study adds:
This study illustrates the wide range of genital dimensions in normal women. This information can be considered by women and doctors when making the decision to havegenital surgery.
- Issue online: 12 JAN 2005
- Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2004
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