Female Genital Cutting

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2 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFemale Sexual Pain Disorders
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781405183987
StatePublished - Mar 17 2009


  • Clitoral neuroma formation-underreported complication of FGC resulting in chronic vulvar pain
  • Female genital cutting (FGC)
  • Mixed findings with regards to sexual pain associated with FGC
  • Neurobiological outcomes
  • Origins are cultural rather than religious-practiced by Muslims, Christians, and Jews
  • Psychosexual outcomes
  • Sequelae of FGC
  • Sexuality understood within socio-cultural context and pain/sensory function carefully assessed
  • Surgical management
  • World Health Organization (WHO) and various types of FGC

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Johnson, C. (2009). Female Genital Cutting. In Female Sexual Pain Disorders (pp. 235-243). John Wiley and Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444308136.ch36