Letters Cosmetic genitoplasty

Surgical solution is becoming acceptable, as for birth

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39234.448067.3A (Published 07 June 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1179
  1. Jacqueline Doyle, clinical psychologist
  1. Department of Clinical Psychology, Hillingdon Hospital, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3NN
  1. jacqueline.doyle{at}thh.nhs.uk

    Liao and Creighton refer to idiosyncratic decisions about cosmetic genitoplasty in the absence of local and national guidelines.1 Having worked as a clinical psychologist in women's health for several years, I have seen patients at various stages on the labial surgery pathway, and the reasons for referral to me have been varied.

    Some women have had labial surgery and request further interventions, thus causing …

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