Technique of surgical sex reassignment for micropenis and allied conditions

Howard W. Jones, I. James Park, John A. Rock

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Although the etiology of micropenis is diverse, individuals who have in common a penile length of 2 cm. or less at birth do not function well as men. For this reason, during the last 18 years, 10 individuals with this problem were selected for surgical sex reassignment. The technique of the surgical procedure is described. The immediate results are considered to be cosmetically satisfactory, and the long-term results, as judged by two individuals who have been observed for 18 plus years seem to indicate that surgical sex reassignment is a useful procedure in selected patients with this disorder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)870-877
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Issue number8
StatePublished - Dec 15 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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