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BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 11 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1230
  1. Mark Davenport
  1. Consultant paediatric surgeon King's College Hospital, London SE5 9RS

    EDITOR,—I have no way of proving or disproving H C Coleridge's key statement “if preserving the prepuce is important.…” As far as I am aware, no studies have been carried out on the vexed issue of whether removal of the prepuce affects the sensitivity of the glans. Harnes attempted such a project in New York in the …

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