Circumcision--an update

Curr Probl Pediatr. Nov-Dec 1992;22(10):424-31. doi: 10.1016/0045-9380(92)90042-w.


Circumcision will likely continue to be a frequently performed procedure during the neonatal period. Rather than allowing it to be an emotion-laden issue, clinicians should keep abreast of ongoing developments in the field and be able to present thorough, objective counseling. Informed parental refusal requires no less.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Anesthesia, Local
  • Balanitis / epidemiology
  • Circumcision, Male* / adverse effects
  • Circumcision, Male* / statistics & numerical data
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Odds Ratio
  • Penile Neoplasms / epidemiology
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases / epidemiology
  • Urinary Tract Infections / epidemiology
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / epidemiology