Male and female castrationBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6925.416b (Published 05 February 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:416
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EDITOR, - Aileen Clarke and colleages suggest that female castration should receive the same attention as surgical castration for sexual offenders.1, 2 I have two comments.
Firstly, though specific and detailed informed consent is clearly required before oophorectomy during a hysterectomy, male and female castration seem to be fundamentally …