References for botched circumcisions

Total Denudation of the Penis
Urologic and Cutaneous Review (St. Louis, MO)
vol. 53 no. 5 May 1949 pp. 309.

Hamm, William G; Frank F. Kanthak
Gangrene of Penis Following Circumcision with High Frequency Current; Plastic Reconstruction of Penis
Southern Medical Journal (Birmingham, AL)
vol. 42 no. 8 August 1949 pp. 657-659.

Thorek, Philip; Paul Egel
Reconstructin of Penis with Split-Thickness Skin Graft; Case of Gangrene Following Circumcision
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Baltimore)
vol. 4 no. 5 September 1949 pp. 469-472.

Lerner, Ben L., MD Amputation of the Penis as a Complication of Circumcision
Medical Record and Annals (Houston)
vol. 46 no. 9 September 1952 pp. 229-231.

Byars, Louis T., & Lt. Comdr. William C. Trier
Some Complications Of Circumcision and Their Surgical Repair
A.M.A. Archives Of Surgery (Chicago)
vol. 76 no. 3 March 1958 pp. 477-482

Brown, James Barrett, MD, & Minot P. Fryer, MD
Surgical Reconstruction of the Penis
GP (Kansas City, Missouri)
vol. 17 no. 4 April 1958 pp. 104-107.

Wilson, Carl L., & Morton C. Wilson
Plastic Repair of the Denuded Penis
Southern Medical Journal (Birmingham, AL)
vol. 52 no. 3 March 1959 pp. 288-290

Van Duyn, John, MD & William S. Warr, MD
Excessive Penile Skin Loss From Circumcision
Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia (Atlanta)
vol. 51 no. 8 August 1962 pp. 394-396.

Shulman J., & N. Ben-Hur, Z. Neuman
Surgical Complications of Circumcision
American Journal of Diseases of Children (Chicago)
vol. 107 no. February 1964 pp. 149-154.

Rosefsky, Jonathan Benensohn
Glans Necrosis as a Complication of Circumcision
Pediatrics (Springfield, Illinois)
vol. 39 no. 5 May 1967 pp. 774-776.

Money, John
Ablatio Penis: Normal Male Infant Sex-Reassigned As A Girl
Archives of Sexual Behavior (New York)
vol. 4 no. 1 January 1975 pp. 65-71
This is Money's original postive report on David Reimer ("John/Joan/John")

Gluckman, Gordon R; Marshall L. Stoller; Mark M. Jacobs: Barry A. Kogan.
Newborn Penile Glans Amputation During Circumcision and Successful Reattachment
Journal of Urology (Baltimore)
vol. 153 no. 3 Part 1 March 1995 pp. 778-779.

Audry G; Buis J; Vazquez MP; Gruner M.
Amputation of Penis After Circumcision -- Penoplasty Using Expandable Prosthesis European Journal of Pediatric Surgery (Stuttgart)
vol. 4 no. 1 February 1994 pp. 44-45.

Stefan, H
Reconstruction of the Penis Following Necrosis from Circumcision Used High Frequency Cutting Current
Sbornik Vedeckych Praci Lekarske Fakulty Karlovy Univerzity (Hradci Kralove)
vol. 35, no. 5 (Suppl) 1992, pp. 449-454.

Kural, Sidika, MD
Iatrogenic Penile Gangrene: 10-Year Follow-Up
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Baltimore)
vol. 95 no. 1 January 1995 pp. 210-211.

Sotolongo, Jr., Jose R., & Saul Hoffman, Michael E. Gribetz
Penile Denudation Injuries After Circumcision
Journal of Urology (Baltimore)
vol. 133 no. 1 January 1985 pp. 102-103.

Gearhart, John P; John A Rock.
Total Ablation of The Penis After Circumcision With Electrocautery: A Method Of Management and Long-term Followup
Journal of Urology (Baltimore)
vol. 142 no. 3 September 1989 pp. 799-801

Izzidien, Asal Y.
Successful Replantation of a Traumatically Amputated Penis in a Neonate
Journal of Pediatrics (St. Louis) vol. 16 no. 2 April 1981 pp. 202-203

Sterenberg, N., & J. Golan, N. Ben-Hur
Necrosis of the Glans Penis Following Neonatal Circumcision
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Baltimore)
vol. 68 no. 2 August 1981 pp. 237-239.

Hanash, Kamal A.
Plastic Reconstruction Of Partially Amputated Penis At Circumcision
Urology (Ridgewood, N.J.)
vol. 18 no. 3 September 1981 pp. 291-293

Pearlman, Carl K.
Caution Advised On Electrocautery Circumcisions
Urology (Ridgewood, N.J.)
vol. 19 no. 4 April 1982 pp. 453

Sharpe, John R., & Roy P. Finney
Electrocautery Circumcision
Urology (Ridgewood, N.J.)
vol. 19 no. 2 February 1982 pp. 228.

Yilmaz, AF
Rare Complication of Circumcision: Penile Amputation and Reattachment
European Urology (Basel)
vol. 23 no. 3 1993 pp. 423-424.

Perlstein, G.B.
Electrocautery Circumcision
Urology (Ridgewood, N.J.)
vol. 20 no. 1 July 1982 pp. 110.

Du Toit, D.F., & W.T. Villet
Gangrene Of The Penis After Circumcision
South African Medical Journal (Cape Town)
vol. 55 no. 13 March 24 1979 pp. 521-522

Woodside, Jeffrey R.
Necrotizing Fasciitis After Neonatal Circumcision
American Journal of Diseases of Children (Chicago)
vol. 134 no. 3 March 1980 pp. 301-302

Woodside, Jeffrey R.
Circumcision Disasters
Pediatrics (Springfield, Illinois)
vol. 65 no. 5 May 1980 pp. 1053-1054.

Shenfeld OZ, Ad-El D.
Depts. of Urology and of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem.
Harefuah 2000 Nov;139(9-10):352-4, 407.
[Penile reconstruction after complete glans amputation during ritual circumcision].
[Article in Hebrew]


"In Bristol we have had a series of serious complications following male circumcision by unregistered practitioners over the years (including skull fracture/head injury when a baby fell off the kitchen table during the procedure)."

- Dr Maria Bredow, Bristol, UK, in BACCH News, the Quarterly Newsletter of The British Association for Community Child Health, June 2012


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