Joint RCOG and BritSPAG release: Issues surrounding women and girls undergoing female genital cosmetic surgery explored in two new papers

Little research exists about the clinical effectiveness and risks in female genital cosmetic surgery (FGCS) and it should not normally be carried out on girls under 18 years, states two new papers published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the British Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology (BritSPAG).<?xml:namespace prefix = o />

The RCOG paper has been produced by the College’s Ethics Committee and focuses on women of all ages undergoing female genital cosmetic surgery (FGCS).  

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