Letters Circumcision: right or wrong?

Summary of responses

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39451.714606.BE (Published 10 January 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:60
  1. Birte Twisselmann, assistant editor, bmj.com
  1. 1BMJ, London WC1H 9JR
  1. btwisselmann{at}bmj.com

    The head to head debate on whether infant male circumcision is an abuse of the rights of the child provoked almost 100 responses,1234 all forceful and emotive opinions on a custom whose foundations seem to be primarily sociocultural and religious. Respondents—most of them men—included a doctor who had never received any complaints from his circumcised patients in many years of practice …

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