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Baby's penis reattached after botched circumcision

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 02 September 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:529
  1. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
  1. Jerusalem

    The penis of an 8 day old Jewish baby that was accidentally amputated below the corona by a mohel (ritual circumciser) has been successfully reattached by microsurgery at a small medical centre in Israel.

    Doctors at the Ha'emek Hospital in Afula said that the baby is now—nearly two months after surgery—able to urinate normally …

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