Obstetric consequences of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C)

Report from Kunnskapssenteret (Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services) No 6–2013 Systematic review

Background: Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is a traditional practice that involves the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. This systematic review aimed to fi ll a gap in synthesized evidence of the obstetric sequelae of FGM/C. We included 44 primary studies, 28 of which compared groups of women with FGM/C to women with no or different types of genital modifi cations.
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Genre: Journal Articles
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Publisher: Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services (Kunnskapssenteret)
Publication Year: 2013
ISBN: 9788281215269