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Genital Self-Mutilation: Report of 2 Cases | Abstract
Medical & Surgical Urology

Medical & Surgical Urology
Open Access

ISSN: 2168-9857

Abstract

Genital Self-Mutilation: Report of 2 Cases

Aboubacar Traore*, Mohamed Jalloh, Mouhamadou M Mboji, Abdourahmane Diallo, Ngor M Thiam, Elhadji M Diaw, Omar Gaye, Ousmane Sow, Abdoulaye Ndiath, Madina Ndoye, Issa Labou, Lamine Niang and Serigne M Gueye

Self-mutilation is a rare situation including all practices leading to tissue or organ damage, with a vital or functional risk without intent of suicide. It is most often observed in vulnerable psychotic conditions, particularly schizophrenia. The diagnosis of self-mutilation is clinical and its management requires collaboration between the urologist and the psychiatrist. We report two cases of genital self-mutilation in our clinic.

Published Date: 2021-08-27; Received Date: 2021-08-04